Georgie thompson sky sports news report anchor person

Georgie Thompson is regarded as one of the most popular anchorwoman of sky sports news. Born in September 1977, she presents the 3-7pm slot on Sky Sports News.

A sportswoman herself, she has represented England in international junior tennis championships when she was studying in Queenswood Boarding School. Having completed her education from the University of Leeds where she learnt Broadcast Journalism, Georgie Thompson began her career being a production assistant for GMTV.

She moved from GMTV in January 2001 to Sky Sports News and has since covered numerous sporting events like the US Open Tennis Championships, A1 Grand Prix, Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Americas Cup as well as the Race of Champions. She is additionally a keen surfer and an enthusiastic Fullham F.C. supporter.

Her extremely busy schedule does not enable her to spend much time on the tennis courts now. But once she does get the a chance to hit the courts, she does compete however its only with herself. Playing at a competitive level for almost 12 times in a year in the past, she gets dissatisfied if she does not level with her standards.

Voted among the top 100 Sexisiest Women from the Word by the British Mens Magazine, FHM, Georgie Thompson had modest beginnings. The daughter of a property developer, the value of work ethics and hard work were drilled into her at a very young age. Additionally, it ingrained in her the significance of investing in property and subsequently of climbing up the property ladder.

She’s the happy owner of a three bedroom terrace house in Chelsea. Though she feels that this property is substantially large as she’s not married and doesn’t have kids, this has been a big gain for her from a purely investment viewpoint. Initially costing approximately 500,000 pounds at the time of purchase, the property is currently valued at almost 800,000.

Georgie Thompson does not consider herself for being very good with money and making it work. Following her fathers advice, she lets her financial advisors make every one of the crucial decisions for her. Having concentrated on property for some time, she’s now thought about other investment options too keeping her future under consideration. Her financial advisors have shown her the need of keeping money aside for major future expenses like education expenses whenever she has children.

She has also picked up a comprehensive insurance policy that covers her for critical illness and BUPA healthcare. Although she finds critical illness cover very costly, she realized that with a family history of cancer she did not desire to put a price on her health.

Although she loves making money, handling money and number crunching are not a popular pastime with her. On the insistence of Sky News she set up a private limited company for herself several years back. Along with invoicing Sky News for her contract she makes sure there is a steady stream of income coming in from other sources like event hosting, writing articles and corporate speaking.