Dermot Murnaghan

Dermot Murnaghan

  • Former Sky News Presenter
  • Former Presenter of Eggheads
  • Conference Facilitator and Awards Host

Dermot Murnaghan anchored Sky’s flagship news show for 15 years, presenting Sky News with Dermot Murnaghan.

He previously presented BBC Breakfast, Treasure Hunt, Eggheads, Celebrity Eggheads and Are You An Egghead? (BBC2), The State We're In (BBC 3), Crimes That Shook Britain (CI) and has previously fronted Sky’s Sunday morning political programme, Murnaghan. Prior to this he fronted ITV’s Lunchtime, Nightly and Evening news bulletins for eleven years and was a key part of the presentation team covering the 2001 General Election.

In 1997 Dermot broke the news to the nation about the sudden death of Diana, Princess of Wales. He has won the Royal Television Society's Interviewer of The Year Award for his interview with Peter Mandelson which resulted in his resignation from the Cabinet and has received Newscaster of The Year Award from TRIC for his work at ITN.

Before joining ITN's Lunchtime News, Dermot regularly presented Channel 4 News and fronted five series of The Big Story (ITV). He was also a reporter for Business Programme (Channel 4), copresenter for ITV’s Sports Awards and was the anchor of Channel 4 Daily.

Dermot Murnaghan's natural charm and total professionalism have delighted a variety of audiences, with many clients inviting him back to host events year after year. To book him for your Event, as an Awards Host, Presenter, or as an After-dinner Speaker, contact Prime Performers for more information, either through our online booking enquiry form or by calling us on 020 3500 3331.

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