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Fascinating autobiography from one of British television news most recognisable figures. Jeremy Thompson's career has led him around the world and frequently placed him at the heart of some of the biggest stories of the past forty years.

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Breaking News: An Autobiography by Jeremy Thompson

Until his retirement at the end of 2016, Jeremy Thompson was one of the longest-serving journalists and news anchors in the UK. During a forty-year career in television news, Thompson gained a reputation as the consummate broadcaster, latterly as the anchor of Sky News' early evening programme, though as frequently broadcasting on location from the heart of the story. Thompson worked for all the major news broadcasters in the UK: the BBC, ITV and finally Sky, where he started as a foreign correspondent in 1993. He covered many of the most important news events of our time and reported from all over the world, picking up countless awards for his work. The first TV journalist to broadcast live as British peacekeeping forces arrived in Kosovo, he also covered the first Gulf War and, in 2003, anchored Sky News' coverage of the second Gulf War from Iraq. There he presented every night for a month on the front line and was the first anchor to present from inside Baghdad. He was also in South Africa to cover the death of Nelson Mandela and the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius. This extraordinary book tells the life story of one of the nation's most popular broadcasters.

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Jeremy Thompson is one of the UK's most experienced and acclaimed TV newsmen. A journalist for over fifty years, he has worked for the BBC, ITN and Sky News reporting from every corner of the world. He became Sky's early evening news anchor and pioneered presenting from the frontline, winning countless accolades, including three Emmys, three BAFTAs and the Royal Television Society's Presenter of the Year Award.

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Breaking News: An Autobiography by Jeremy Thompson
Jeremy Thompson
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