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 sporting events. 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 interest in sports from a very early age. She participated 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 that he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has got the potential to become as popular as the F1. However she also feels that it will take time for this to take place. With multiple channels available 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 definitely as edge of your seat stuff, she says this is really 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 love for property again extends back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, ensured they moved several times, each time to some larger house or 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 has now begun looking at other investment options including pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is another aspect of investment that she has now 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 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 the cars hood down and have the wind in her hair.
A prosperous anchorwoman, she has had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports like Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.