KAY Burley has celebrated her 25th anniversary at Sky News by signing a five-year contract.
The former Beech Hill resident has covered some of the biggest breaking stories including the terrorist attacks in America on September 11, 2001, the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami on Boxing Day 2004, the disappearance of five-year-old April Jones in 2012, and the birth of Prince George.
She said: “When I joined Sky News, the aim was to break the mould by offering viewers the choice of when to watch news, I am immensely proud of what we continue to achieve.”
John Ryley, head of Sky News added:“Kay has been at the forefront of Sky News for 25 years. She has demonstrated her ability to adapt with the ever evolving production of news and has been at the heart of our coverage of many key breaking news stories.
“From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the birth of a future king, Kay has had an eventful quarter of a century.
“It is an extraordinary achievement and I’m delighted Kay is on board to be part of our exciting future in non-stop news.”