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Sky News Documentaries, The Last Hospital: 30 Days in Myanmar with Stuart Ramsay

In a new Sky News documentary, chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay and his crew take audiences on a month-long undercover mission embedded at the epicentre of Myanmar’s secretive resistance movement. The Last Hospital: 30 Days in Myanmar goes to the heart of a jungle battleground in one of the most closed off countries in the world. […]

September 13, 2023

Sky News presents Behind the Strikes

In a new documentary, Behind the Strikes, Sky News takes cameras behind the scenes of two of the biggest and most disruptive trade union industrial disputes of 2023, teachers and nurses. The story is told through the lens of two women: Pat Cullen, the Royal College of Nursing’s General Secretary and Dr Mary Bousted, the […]

August 30, 2023

Sky News tests AI reporter

To explore the real-world implications of artificial intelligence (AI), Sky News has created and tested its first-ever AI news reporter to experiment whether generative AI (GenAI) could replace the role of a journalist. The AI reporter was created in partnership with Norwegian YouTuber and coder, Kris Fagerlie, using ChatGPT and other publicly available AI software. […]

July 6, 2023

Sky News explores generational impact of Windrush

Sky News has announced Windrush and Us, a new documentary exploring the experiences of the third generation of Windrush descendants, hosted by Trevor Phillips. Marking the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush in Britain in 1948, Windrush and Us will look back at the period of Caribbean migration, the adventurous spirit […]

June 19, 2023

Sky News launches audio service

Sky News is now available as an audio service on TuneIn – the live-streaming audio platform – allowing listeners in the UK, Ireland and the US, free access to Sky news wherever they are. The partnership means Sky News’ non-stop news coverage is now accessible to audiences when they’re not in front of a screen […]

May 24, 2023

Saudi plans Al Jazeera competitor?

Saudi Arabia’s state media group is mulling an international English-language news channel to rival Qatar’s Al Jazeera. Saudi Research and Media Group has contacted consultancies to study feasibility, reports the FT. Boosted by recent high oil prices, Saudi Arabia seeks to compete with Dubai as the Gulf region’s financial hub and is looking to sport […]

May 10, 2023

The Coronation AR experience on Sky News

Atlantic Productions, has created an immersive digital experience that will allow viewers following the Coronation to interact with the Crown Jewels that will be used to crown King Charles III on May 6th. The experience is available exclusively via the Sky News App and website on smartphones around the globe. The AR experience also gives […]

April 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sky investigates Kids Who Vape in documentary special

Sky Kids and Sky News are set to air a one-off documentary this weekend called FYI: Investigates: Kids Who Vape, exploring why there has been a rapid rise in the popularity of e-cigarettes among the younger generation. The number of children vaping is increasing, with the NHS reporting that 9 per cent of 11–15-year-olds are […]

April 4, 2023

UK children quiz Keir Starmer for Sky

Sky Kids and Sky News is set to release an interview on FYI: Weekly News Show which sees young presenters Scarlett Archer (age 15) and Jeriah Kibusi (age 12) interview Sir Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party. Questions were submitted from children across the UK, spanning themes including politics, refugees, the climate crisis, and […]

March 9, 2023

New leadership at Sky News

Sky has announced two appointments to a new leadership structure at the Sky News Group organisation. David Rhodes has been appointed Executive Chairman, Sky News Group with overall responsibility for Sky’s news services across EMEA. This pan-European role will focus on the development of a long-term commercial strategy for both Sky News UK and TG24 […]

February 27, 2023