Georgia Thomson is a name that every Sky Sports news viewers associate with. An integral part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she is a name that one associates with all major sports activities. Through the US Open Tennis Championship towards the A1 Grand Prix, the Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Race of Champions and Americas Cup, this lady has been there to cover all major sporting events.
Georgia Thomson, popularly also known as Georgie Thompson, lives in Essex. Educated at Queenswood Boarding School, she displayed her interest in sports at a very early age. She took part in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She proceeded to study Broadcast Journalism with the University of Leeds graduating in 1999. Before moving to Sky Sports in 2001, she worked as a production assistant at GMTV.
A self confessed motor racing addict, Georgia attributes her attraction to fast cars and motor racing to her father who built the same passion that he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has got the potential to become as popular as the Formula One. However she also feels that it’s going to take time for this to take place. With multiple channels available for viewing, it becomes a whole lot more difficult to nail viewers if things are not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given a little time and effort A1 GP carries a chance of becoming as popular as the Formula One.
She defends the A1GP by proclaiming that the competitiveness in A1GP is above anything else. Classifying it definitely as edge of your seat stuff, she says this is what motor racing is about.
Georgia Thomson considers herself as a bit of a spender. Her investments are cautiously managed by her financial advisor who has a big say in deciding her investments. Her three bedroom terraced property in Chelsea cost 500,000. In the present day, the property is estimated at 800,000. Her love for property again extends back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, ensured that they moved several times, every time to some larger house or even to a renovation project. The transformations that every property underwent drilled into her the passion for climbing up the property ladder.
Apart from property, she’s now begun considering other investment options such as pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is another aspect of investment that she has considered. She’s purchased a comprehensive medical health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses as there has been a history of cancer in her own family.
On a lighter note it her Mini Cooper convertible that she loves zipping around in. On the occasional warm and sunny day, she loves to drive around with all the cars hood down and have the wind in her hair.
A successful anchorwoman, she’s had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports like Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.