Broadcaster and presenter, Dermot Murnaghan is the face of Sky News. An accomplished awards presenter and conference host, Dermot's charm and professionalism ensure he wins over all manner of audiences. Having reported from many major historical scenes, Dermot is an expert in current affairs and can offer his audience a topical and current speech.
Dermot Murnaghan is one of the best known newscasters in Britain. He made his name through presenting the Breakfast show on BBC1 for five years and hosting the quiz show Eggheads. Since 2007 he has been the face of Sky News.
An accomplished awards host and experienced conference facilitator. His charm and professionalism have delighted a variety of clients, many of whom invite him back year after year. His numerous conference and after-dinner appearances have included engagements for The Police Federation, Eurostar, The Home Office, The Army Families Federation, Orange, European Study Tours, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Which?, and Royal Mail.
He joined the BBC in 2002 after many years with ITN. During that time he fronted all ITV’s major bulletins, including News at Ten, and also presented Channel 4 News.
Dermot presented the BBC 2 quiz show Eggheads, between 2003-2014. During this time, he also presented the spin-off shows Celebrity Eggheads and Are You An Egghead?
In 2000 Dermot won the prestigious Newscaster of the Year award from the Television & Radio Industries Club (TRIC), a highly prestigious industry achievement. Dermot’s incisive interviewing style has been recognised by a number of awards, including the Royal Television Society’s Interviewer of The Year Award in 1999 for his interview with Peter Mandelson, which resulted in the latter’s resignation from the Cabinet.
The presenter has reported live from war zones around the world and broke the news to the nation about the sudden death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
An accomplished TV and radio presenter, Dermot can impress audiences with his slick presenting skills and ability to remain unflappable. A consummate awards host and presenter, Dermot is a hit on the corporate circuit.
Dermot is available for a range of corporate work.