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Dermot Murnaghan

Sky News presenter, event host and conference facilitator, Dermot Murnaghan is one of the best known newscasters in Britain. His charm and professionalism delights a whole variety of clients. Dermot has previously presented 'BBC Breakfast', 'Treasure Hunt', 'Eggheads' and 'Celebrity Eggheads' to name but a few.


About Dermot Murnaghan

Having reported from many major historical scenes, Dermot is an expert in current affairs and can offer his audience a topical and current speech. He is an accomplished awards presenter and conference host, who brings a charismatic professionalism to win over a variety of audiences.



Dermot joined the BBC in 2003 after many years with ITN. During that time he fronted all ITV’s major bulletins, including News at Ten, and also presented Channel 4 News. Having presented BBC Breakfast on BBC1 for five years, he is now the face of ‘Sky News’, presenting on weekdays from 9am-1pm.  He also presents the ratings success ‘Eggheads’, a quiz show for BBC2, which recorded its ninth series in 2008. He also presents the spin-off shows ‘Celebrity Eggheads’ and ‘Are You An Egghead?’.

He presented the science show ‘Human Guinea Pig’ on Bravo, which saw the rugby star Gavin Henson take part in an experiment to withstand an electric current of 250,000 volts.  Dermot’s incisive interviewing style has been recognised by a number of awards, including the Royal Television Society’s Interviewer of The Year Award in 1999 for his interview with Peter Mandelson, which resulted in the latter’s resignation from the Cabinet.

Dermot is available for a range of corporate work. He has delighted a whole variety of clients, many of whom invite him back to host year after year. His numerous conference and after-dinner appearances have included engagements for The Police Federation, Eurostar, The Home Office, The Army Families Federation, Orange, European Study Tours, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Which?, and Royal Mail.

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"This was the first time we used Dermot and he was a real winner with the audience...he was very easy to work with, very professional and did a great job for us."

Community Care Publication Conference: The Excellence Network

"The event went really well and Dermot was fantastic!"

The Which? Big Banking Debate

"Dermot was highly charming [as our Conference host] and very well received, as usual. Ever the consummate professional! A delight to work with him again..."

Constables Conference 2010 (The Police Federation of England and Wales)

"What can I say other than, ‘Thank you! We couldn’t have done it without you!’ It was a real pleasure working with you and your calm professionalism was greatly appreciated."

British Parking Association Civil Enforcement Awards

"Thank you very much for facilitating yet another excellent TalkBack session. The conference delegation and Central Committee appreciate your knowledge on policing issues and your skills in managing the questions during the session. It was a pleasure to work with you again."

Police Federation Constables’ Conference: Talkback

"The event went really well and Dermot was fantastic!"

The Which? Big Banking Debate

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