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Sky News relaunch ‘Breakfast’ offering


Sky News relaunch ‘Breakfast’ offering

A longer programme, more presenters and a new-look studio…

From Monday 15th January, Sky News Breakfast starts earlier—and has a fresh new look. Live from 6am every weekday, presenter Gareth Barlow is accompanied by Political Correspondent Mhari Aurora with news from around the world—and around Westminster.

Kay Burley:

“Breakfast is becoming even brighter here on Sky News. I’m excited to be presenting from a new state-of-the-art studio – and to be joined by a great new line-up. Gareth; Mhari and Wilfred will be with me, each bringing their unique brand of first-rate, quality journalism.  It’ll be the best breakfast show in the business. Join us.”

Gareth joins Sky News after ten years working with BBC News. While at the Beeb, he’s worked across various TV and radio programmes including the BBC News Channel, BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 2.

Barlow and Aurora stay in studio for Breakfast with Kay Burley from 7am – 10am, when Chief Presenter Kay conducts the morning’s biggest interviews. Also joining Sky News Breakfast will be Wilfred Frost with previews of the day’s news agenda live from the main newsroom. The Breakfast team will join Anna Jones for Breakfast every Friday-Sunday, along with Jacquie Beltrao who will deliver the sports headlines every weekend.

Available to all, for free. Sky News connects with one in three people in the UK and millions around the world every month via TV, website or app. With a heritage for breaking news, eyewitness reporting and in-depth analysis, it has won the RTS News Channel of the Year award for six years consecutively.

David Rhodes, Executive Chairman for Sky News Group:

“We’re really pleased to present Breakfast earlier each morning—and delighted to welcome Gareth Barlow to our team.  From a new Westminster newsroom now—and a new studio in the coming months—Kay Burley, Gareth Barlow, Mhari Aurora, and Wilfred Frost will bring the whole range of Sky News to audiences each morning”.

Presenter, Gareth Barlow added, “I’m thrilled to be joining Sky News to work alongside Kay and the incredible Breakfast team. I can’t wait to bring an even bigger and bolder Breakfast to our viewers around the UK. With elections in Westminster and Washington on the horizon – there will be no better place to keep up to date with the latest UK and international news, than the new look Sky News Breakfast.”

While Political Correspondent, Mhari Aurora notes, “This year will see an explosive election campaign and I am delighted to be a part of the incredible Sky News Breakfast team bringing viewers the twists and turns of UK politics as they happen, holding power to account with sharp snap analysis to cut through all the noise and make sense of the spin.”

And presenter, Wilfred Frost concludes, “Sky News is the home for news across all platforms in the UK – but in my view, at breakfast, television remains the best place to digest your news. And I can’t wait to be involved in delivering the news that matters to viewers and voters in a fun and friendly way with Kay and the team each day.”

The new look Breakfast with Kay Burley will air Monday – Thursday, 6am – 10am from Monday 15th January and is available to watch for free on Sky News – Freeview 233, Sky 501, Virgin 603, BT 313, YouTube & the Sky News website and App.

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