Georgia Thomson is a name that every Sky Sports news viewers associate with. A part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she’s an identity that a person associates with major sports activities. Through 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 already been through it to cover all major sporting events.
Georgia Thomson, popularly often known as Georgie Thompson, lives in Essex. Educated at Queenswood Boarding School, she displayed her fascination with sports at a very early age. She participated in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She went on to study Broadcast Journalism at the University of Leeds graduating in the year 1999. Before moving to Sky Sports in 2001, she worked to be 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 the potential to become as popular as the F1. However she also feels that it’s going to take some time for that to happen. With multiple channels accessible for viewing, it gets a whole lot more difficult to nail viewers if everything is not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given some time and effort 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 that 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 that 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 goes back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, made sure they moved several times, every time to some larger house or to a renovation project. The transformations that each property underwent instilled in her the passion for climbing up the property ladder.
Aside from property, she has now begun considering other investment options including pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is the one other element of investment that she has considered. She’s invested in an extensive 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 likes 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.