Georgia Thomson is actually a name that all Sky Sports news viewers associate with. An integral part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she’s an identity that a person associates with all major sports activities. From the US Open Tennis Championship to 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 fascination with sports at a very early age. She took part in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She proceeded to learn Broadcast Journalism at 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 a similar passion which he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has got the possibility to become as popular as the F1. However she also feels that it’s going to take time for this to happen. With multiple channels accessible for viewing, it becomes that much tougher to nail viewers if things are not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given a little time and energy A1 GP carries a chance of becoming as popular as the Formula One.
She defends the A1GP by saying that the competitiveness in A1GP is above anything else. Classifying it is actually as edge of your seat stuff, she says this is what motor racing is about.
Georgia Thomson considers herself to be a bit of a spender. Her investments are cautiously managed by her financial advisor who has a major 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 passion for property again extends back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, made sure they moved quite a number of times, every time to a larger house or even to a renovation project. The transformations that every property underwent instilled in her the desire for climbing up the property ladder.
Apart from property, she has now begun looking at other investment options such as pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is the one other element of investment that she has considered. She’s purchased an extensive medical health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses as there is a history of cancer in her family.
On a lighter note it her Mini Cooper convertible that she loves zipping around in. On the occasional warm and sunny day, she likes to drive around with all the cars hood down and feel the wind in her hair.
A prosperous anchorwoman, she’s had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports like Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.