Kay Burley Biography
English broadcaster Kay Elizabeth Burley (née McGurrin; born 1960) leans right. She hosts the channel’s morning show, Kay Burley, as a presenter for Sky News. She also performed work for Tyne Tees Television, TV-am, and BBC Local Radio.
Kay Burley Early life
was born on December 17, 1960. As the daughter of Irish immigrants who worked in a cardboard industry, Burley was raised in Beech Hill, Wigan, Lancashire.
She attended Whitley High School, which was shut down in 1990.
At the age of 17, she started a reporting career for the Wigan Evening Post and Chronicle.
Kay Burley Broadcasting career
Burley worked at Tyne Tees Television and BBC local radio before joining TV-am in 1985 as a reporter and occasional newsreader.
Beginning in 1987, she presented TV-am’s first hour in place of Caroline Righton and substituted for Anne Diamond throughout their maternity breaks.
Burley was hired by Andrew Neil to work at Sky Television, where she contributed to the November 1988 debut of the Sky One Entertainment Channel with her own movie, The Satellite Revolution. She moved to the fledgling Sky News in 1988.
She was a part of the team who announced Diana, Princess of Wales’s passing on Sky on Sunday, August 31, 1997, shortly after 5 a.m.
She broke the first breaking news of the September 11 attacks in the UK not long after the first tower was hit. She hosted Sky News coverage from Sri Lanka following the tsunami that occurred as a result of the Indian Ocean earthquake in 2004.
She played an important part in Sky News’ 2005 coverage of the general election as well as the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. In 2013, she acted as the spokesperson for the Prince George’s birth coverage.
Burley periodically provides commentary for the tabloid Sunday Mirror, and in the summer of 2006, he intermittently appeared on Channel 5 newscasts.
She and The Sun’s managing editor Stig Abell joined London talk radio station LBC 97.3 on March 23, 2014, to broadcast a show from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sundays. On his Sunday Politics show, she has stepped in for Iain Dale.
Burley participated in the ITV reality series Dancing on Ice’s second season, which debuted on January 20, 2007.
She skated for MacMillan Cancer Care in memory of her mother, who had died from breast cancer. She gave her attendance money to the organization.
After competing against Clare Buckfield and actor Andrei Lipanov in the fifth week, Burley and her partner, Fred Palascak, were eliminated from the tournament.
She appeared in the second season of Celebrity Hunted in 2018. It was announced that Kay Burley’s own Sky News program, The Kay Burley Show, would start in September 2018.
In September 2019, it was confirmed that Burley has switched to anchoring Kay Burley @Breakfast.
Burley hosted her final afternoon show on the network on October 3 prior to the channel’s inaugural morning time slot on October 14.
On December 10, 2020, Burley was given a six-month presentation ban from her own show for breaking London’s tier 2 coronavirus regulations.
She had already looked at people who had broken the rules in the six months prior. On June 7, 2021, Burley made his return to the station, saying merely “it’s great to be back” before breaking the news.
Kay Burley nationality
Burley was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in the United Kingdom’s Beech Hill neighborhood. She’s a Briton.
Kay Burley age
Burley was born on December 17, 1960, making her 62 years old at the moment.
Kay Burley net worth
The estimated value of Burley’s net worth is $3 million.
Kay Burley education
Whitley High School was Burley’s place of attendance.
Kay Burley family and siblings
Burley was born to Irish immigrants who worked at a factory that produced cardboard. She and her sister, Jacqueline, have the same parents.
Kay Burley husband
Burley has been married three times but is currently single.
Kay Burley children
The son of Burley is Alexander Kutner.