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  • #19847 Reply

    Evan
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    #19848 Reply

    Evan
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    Has anybody requested AND received a signed photo of a Sky News presenter and if so how long were you waiting for before you received it?.

    #19849 Reply

    Newsroom
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    Just out of pure curiosity Evan; which presenter do you want a signed photo from?

    #19850 Reply

    Evan
    Participant

    Don’t worry about it, it’s all sorted( in the sense that it is apparently on the way) but I was just wondering how long it would take for me to receive it.

    #19851 Reply

    Schumi
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    Evan+Oct 27 2004, 05:55 PM–>(Evan @ Oct 27 2004, 05:55 PM)
    Don’t worry about it, it’s all sorted( in the sense that it is apparently on the way) but I was just wondering how long it would take for me to receive it.

    How did you go about requesting a signed photo?

    #19852 Reply

    Evan
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    I simply e-mailed the presenter I wanted by using first name.last name@bskyb. com and the presenter I wanted got back to me by e-mail within about 6 days or so.

    #19853 Reply

    Schumi
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    Evan+Oct 27 2004, 10:54 PM–>(Evan @ Oct 27 2004, 10:54 PM)
    I simply e-mailed the presenter I wanted by using first name.last name@bskyb. com and the presenter I wanted got back to me by e-mail within about 6 days or so.

    Did you just guess at the email, or did you know it beforehand from somewhere? I would like a signed photo of Georgie Thompson, so all I need to do is send an email to georgie.thompson@bskyb.com and she will reply?

    On the sky sports website, you can email Georgie a question, but the address is skysportsclub@bskyb.com. That won’t go to her directly though will it?

    #19854 Reply

    Alloneword
    Participant

    Well i send mail to kay.burley@bskyb. com last night and it didn’t bounce back (yet anyway), so fingers crossed

    #19855 Reply

    Schumi
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    Alloneword+Oct 28 2004, 02:14 PM–>(Alloneword @ Oct 28 2004, 02:14 PM)
    Well i send mail to kay.burley@bskyb. com last night and it didn’t bounce back (yet anyway), so fingers crossed

    Did you ask her for a signed photo?

    #19856 Reply

    Hello
    Participant

    Schumi+Oct 28 2004, 11:21 AM–>(Schumi @ Oct 28 2004, 11:21 AM)

    Evan+Oct 27 2004, 10:54 PM–>(Evan @ Oct 27 2004, 10:54 PM)
    I simply e-mailed the presenter I wanted by using first name.last name@bskyb. com and the presenter I wanted got back to me by e-mail within about 6 days or so.

    Did you just guess at the email, or did you know it beforehand from somewhere? I would like a signed photo of Georgie Thompson, so all I need to do is send an email to georgie.thompson@bskyb.com and she will reply?

    On the sky sports website, you can email Georgie a question, but the address is skysportsclub@bskyb.com. That won’t go to her directly though will it?

    I came across the firstname.secondname@bskyb email address through one of the threads on this forum. So far Ive emailed two presenters using that email address and Ive had replies from two of them.

    #19857 Reply

    Newsroom
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    You are better off emailing them when they are ON AIR, they usually reply during their shift as long as there is not breaking news or something!

    #19858 Reply

    Schumi
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    Newsroom+Oct 28 2004, 04:50 PM–>(Newsroom @ Oct 28 2004, 04:50 PM)
    You are better off emailing them when they are ON AIR, they usually reply during their shift as long as there is not breaking news or something!

    Obviously, I want to be polite in the email. So…how do you ask for a autographed photo without sounding rude? Do you give your address in the same email, or wait for a responce first?

    #19859 Reply

    Evan
    Participant

    I e-mailed the presenter I wanted a signed photo from and I gave my address in that e-mail and I also pointed out that I tried various other ways to make contact with no joy previously so e-mailing the presenter directly was my only option and it worked. I think it also doesn’t hurt to praise the presenter that you want the signed photo from. I can’t say if the same method would work if you e-mailed Sky Sports News but by all means give it a try( you’d never know ). I might as well say now who the presenter was as I got my signed photo in the post yesterday morning and I was afraid that I might jeopardise getting the photo if I mentioned her name previously( maybe I was being too cautious ). It was Sheila Jansen.

    #19860 Reply

    Johnnie
    Keymaster

    Thats good news then, and very good of Sheila to do so..

    Do these photos have Sky News logos on them? I haven’t seen these photos before, are they any good?

    #19861 Reply

    Schumi
    Participant

    Actually, it’s not a signed photo I would be asking for. I sent something for the presenter I want to email to consider, and I haven’t received a written responce yet. I’m not quite sure how I should word this email. Obviously I would mention that I recognise that you are a busy person etc, and a reply would mean a great deal etc. Do I also praise the work they are doing at sky?

    #19862 Reply

    Alloneword
    Participant

    Schumi+Oct 28 2004, 02:51 PM–>(Schumi @ Oct 28 2004, 02:51 PM)
    Did you ask her for a signed photo?

    Yep sure did will just have to wait and see now.

    and yes i did give her my address.

    #19863 Reply

    Schumi
    Participant

    Evan+Oct 29 2004, 06:17 PM–>(Evan @ Oct 29 2004, 06:17 PM)
    I e-mailed the presenter I wanted a signed photo from and I gave my address in that e-mail and I also pointed out that I tried various other ways to make contact with no joy previously so e-mailing the presenter directly was my only option and it worked.

    Can I ask which other ways you tried to contact her before email?

    #19864 Reply

    Evan
    Participant

    Basically I tried to contact Sheila by e-mail only. Firstly by e-mailing the Sky News website, secondly by joining the e-panel and then having read on this site I tried the first name.last name@bskyb.com method and that worked for me. I didn’t send any mail because firstly I didn’t know the postal address and anyway you really have no guarantee that the letter you send will even reach them. A buddy of mine tried to post a letter to them but he had no joy when he used that method of contact.

    #19865 Reply

    Evan
    Participant

    Sorry I glanced over your comments Johnnie and forgot to respond to them and yes you are right because it certainly was very good of Sheila to send me a signed photo and to answer your question down on the bottom of the photo there is a white band with Sheila Jansen printed on it and next to that are the words Sky News. Sheila signed it simply by writing the following:- Evan, Best Wishes, Sheila. Or words to that effect. Your spot on Johnnie it was good news then.

    #19866 Reply

    Schumi
    Participant

    It seems the sky sports news presenters don’t have email address. I tried the firstname.lastname@bskyb.com address but the email bounced back. I then tried firstnamelastname@bskyb.com and the same thing happens.

    Seems stupid that sky news presenters have address, and sky sports news presenters don’t.

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