Company Overview of Sky News Limited
Sky News Limited is a television news channel that broadcasts local, regional, national, and international news; sports; weather; politics; business; and travel information. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Sky News operates as a subsidiary of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc.
Court, Quality St
Edinburgh, EH4 5BP
Founded in 1986
Key Executives for Sky News Limited
Editorial Development Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Sky News Limited Key Developments
Sky News Appoints Bailey as Senior News Editor for Home News, Effective from Autumn 2015
Jul 22 15
Sky News has appointed Bailey as Senior News Editor for Home News, effective from autumn 2015. He joins the senior team running the UK intake desk, delivering to all Sky News' platforms. He is currently Head of News, National Radio, at Bauer Media responsible for broadcast and digital news across Absolute Radio, KISS, Magic, Heat, Planet Rock and Kerrang.
News Limited Reportedly Seeks To Acquire Sky News
Feb 25 15
News Limited has launched a bid to buy Sky News Limited. It is understood a letter of offer valuing Sky News at about AUD 25 million was sent on February 24, 2015, to its three joint shareholders are Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd, Seven Media Group Pty Limited and Sky plc (LSE:SKY). The letter invites discussion about a potential buyout, rather than putting forward a take-it-or-leave-it offer, suggesting the final negotiated price may be higher than the initial offer.
Sky News and Sky Sports Launch on Snapchat Discover to Provide News and Sport in the UK and Ireland
Feb 12 15
Sky News and Sky Sports launch on Snapchat Discover to provide news and sport in the UK and Ireland. The ad-supported Snapchat Discover feature offers a fresh platform for Sky to present stories specifically made for mobile to millions of users. Sky News and Sky Sports will publish an edition each afternoon featuring six to ten distinctive 'snaps', using a combination of images, video and text. Snapchat users will also have the option to view a long form articles and videos. Snapchat users who updated their app following the initial Discover launch on January 27, will find Sky News and Sky Sports automatically. Others will need to update their app. Sky News and Sky Sports are available on various media platforms, including the Sky News and Sky Sports apps, and is present across several social media channels.
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