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On Tuesday 3rd March 2009, Sky News Radio became the sole supplier of national news to all of the UK?s commercial radio stations, reaching around 31 million listeners across the UK.

The first news supplied by Sky News was at 2pm on Tuesday 3rd March 2009. Sky News TV covered the broadcast:

Updated: Friday 6 March 2009

Sky News announced today the appointment of Sky Sports News’ David Ford as Managing Director of Sky News Radio. Starting at the end of October, Ford will oversee the launch next year of Sky News Radio for London, on LBC’s 1152AM frequency, and Britain’s only…

Sky News Radio is launching next year, making it the UK’s first dedicated 24-hour news station. It is one of 10 new national stations on a multiplex just licenced by the regulator Ofcom. The multiplex – led by Channel 4 and part-owned by Sky News…

Sky and Chrysalis Radio have announced plans to launch a 24-hour news radio service on the soon to be awarded second commercial national digital multiplex. The service, to be known as ?Sky News Radio? is intended to be launched next year, if the bid is…

The BBC will host the final Leaders’ Debate tonight! It’ll take place at Central Hall Westminster and will feature opposition leaders of Labour, UKIP, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens. Lots were drawn among the political parties on Monday to establish the on-set positions…

The first of two European debates between Liberal Democrats leader, Nick Clegg, and UKIP’s leader, Nigel Farage will take place tonight. The debate, staged at a central London location, will be broadcast live on LBC radio, BBC News Channel and Sky News. On LBC, Iain…

Former Sky Sports presenter David Bobin has died at the age of 71. He joined Sky in 1993 and became a familiar face to viewers using his versatility and knowledge of sport to work across a wide range of programming, including; rugby union, European golf,…

News presenter Maxine Mawhinney will leave the BBC today after 20 years with the corporation. “Today I leave BBC News after almost 21 years it’s been an absolute privilege. Join me – last broadcast 2-5pm. Saying goodbye at 4.50pm,” said Maxine. Born in Belfast in…

Adam Parsons is to join the Sky News business team as Business Correspondent in the new year. He joins from the BBC where he has been presenting Radio 5 Live’s ‘Wake up to Money’ and breaking stories on Newsnight. Recent news stories broken by Adam…

Sky News will broadcast their U.S.Election night coverage from a specially created studio in Times Square, New York from Monday 7th November – Wednesday 9th November 2016. Sky News kicks off its Election coverage from America on Monday 31 October with a nightly show presented…

Sky Sports has announced the return of Kelly Cates to their presenters line-up. Kelly will present English Football League matches on Saturday evenings, which kick off at 5.30pm, opening with Norwich City hosting Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday 13 August. An accomplished broadcaster, Kelly began her…