John McAndrew

John McAndrew is Associate Editor of Sky News, responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of Sky News’ journalism across all platforms – TV, mobile, online and radio.

John joined Sky News as Executive Producer in 2005, after eleven years at the BBC. He has exec-produced many of our flagship strands including Sky News at Five with Jeremy Thompson for five years. John has also edited many major live political events for Sky and in May 2010, was in charge of the first ever live Sky News Leaders’ Debate ahead of the General Election. John was also editor of the channel’s Election night coverage - where on the same night, Sky News launched the UK’s first 24-hour news channel in high definition (HD). In 2010 he was also seconded to the role of Head of International News leading Sky News’ highly-acclaimed foreign news team.

John began his career as a political researcher for the BBC in 1994. He was part of the team that launched BBC News Online which was awarded a BAFTA in its first year. He was also senior producer of the BBC Six o’clock News and deputy editor of the 2001 General Election. His final role at the BBC was as Editor of the Daily Politics Show on BBC2 which he launched in 2003.

John is married to ITV News Special Correspondent Daisy McAndrew, they have two children.

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