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 one associates with 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, she 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 young age. She participated in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She proceeded to study Broadcast Journalism at the University of Leeds graduating in 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 a similar passion which he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has the possibility 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 becomes a whole lot more difficult to nail viewers if everything is not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given some time and energy A1 GP has a prospect of becoming as popular as the Formula One.
She defends the A1GP by proclaiming that the competitiveness in A1GP is above everything else. Classifying it is actually as edge of your seat stuff, she says that this is really what motor racing is all 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 house is estimated at 800,000. Her passion 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 a larger house or to a renovation project. The transformations that each property underwent drilled into her the desire for climbing up the property ladder.
Apart 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 aspect of investment that she has now considered. She has purchased a comprehensive health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses since 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 all the cars hood down and have the wind in her hair.
A successful anchorwoman, she has had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports such as Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.