Dermot Murnaghan Biography
Dermot Murnaghan is a British anchor currently working at Sky News. He joined the Sky News in 2007, and since then he has anchored new in a variety of time slots. Previously, he worked as an anchor at Independent Television News, BBC News, and CNBC Europe.
Dermot Murnaghan Age
Murnaghan is 64 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 26, 1957, in Barnstaple, Devon, England. He celebrates his birthday on the 26th of December every year.
Dermot Murnaghan Height
Murnaghan stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Dermot Murnaghan Family
Murnaghan has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Murnaghan has any siblings.
Dermot Murnaghan Wife
Murnaghan is married to Maria Keegan. They tied the knot in August 1989. However, he has not revealed any information regarding his children as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Dermot Murnaghan Net Worth
Murnaghan has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Dermot Murnaghan Salary
Murnaghan earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Murnaghan.
|How old is Dermot Murnaghan?||64 years old as of 2021|
|How tall is Dermot Murnaghan?||5 feet 10 inches|
|Who is Dermot Murnaghan married to?||Maria Keegan|
|How much money does Dermot Murnaghan earn?||$ 45,000 – $ 110,500|
|How much is Dermot Murnaghan worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Dermot Murnaghan Career
He attended the St Malachy’s Primary School in Armagh City and Sullivan Upper School (a grammar school) in Holywood. Later on, he joined the University of Sussex in England where he graduated with a master’s degree in History in 1980. Furthermore, he attended City University London where he completed a postgraduate course in Journalism.
Before he joined Channel 4 News as a researcher, he worked as a trainee reporter on local newspapers, and not long after he reporter for the Business Programme. Before being recalled by ITN to present the World News on The Channel 4 Daily he presented the European Business Channel.
He worked at ITV where he anchored programs like; News at Ten, ITV Lunchtime News. In addition, he also anchored the ITV Nightly News, the ITV Evening News when ITV relaunched their news output in 1999. In addition, in 2001, he worked on ITV’s general election coverage.
He replaced Jeremy Bowen as the main anchor for BBC Breakfast from September 2002 to December 2007. He worked alongside Natasha Kaplinsky, Kate Silverton, Susanna Reid, Sian Williams, and Sophie Raworth.
An announcement was made in October 2007, that he would be leaving BBC to join Sky News and he was the second anchor to depart the station. His last episode on Breakfast was on December 20, 2007. He had previously anchored the BBC Two daytime show Eggheads as from 2003 to 2014, and Are You an Egghead? series in 2008 and 2009. When he moved to Sky News he shared this role with Jeremy Vine.
While in Sky News, he presented his own show entitled Murnaghan from January 2011 until December 2016. The show aired on Sunday mornings from 10 AM until 12 noon. From September 2016, he has served as the anchor for Sky News Tonight from Monday to Thursday.
He hosted the Sky News’ overnight coverage, entitled The Brexit Election for the 2019 United Kingdom general election. In addition, before Jeremy Vine took over presenting the BBC quiz show Eggheads, he served as its host from 2003 to 2014.
Dermot Murnaghan SKY NEWS
Murnaghan is currently working at SKY NEWS where he works alongside other famous SKY NEWS anchors and reporters including;
- Nick Quraishi
- Hannah Thomas-Peter
- Lisa Holland
- Stuart Ramsay
- Rob Powell
- Tamara Cohen
- Kate McCann
- Jonathan Samuels
- Sophy Ridge
- Gillian Joseph
- Isabel Webster
- Sam Naz
- Vanessa Baffoe
- Anna Botting
- Ann Jones
- Joe Pike
- Jon Craig
- Sarah Hewson
- Mark Austin
- Amanda Walker
- Stephen Dixon
- Niall Paterson
- Kimberly Leonard
- Nick Powell
- Martha Kelner
- Jayne Secker
- Jacquie Beltrao
- Isobel Lang
- Nazaneen Ghaffar
- Jo Wheeler
- Cordelia Lynch
- Kirsty Mccabe
- Ian King
Dermot Murnaghan Social Media Platforms
Murnaghan is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Twitter. He has over 9k followers on Twitter.