Georgia Thomson is actually a name that every Sky Sports news viewers associate with. An integral part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she is an identity that one associates with all 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, she 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 interest in sports from a very early age. She took part in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She went on to study Broadcast Journalism with the University of Leeds graduating in the year 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 which he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has the potential to become as popular as the Formula One. However she also feels that it will take some time for that to take place. With multiple channels accessible for viewing, it gets a whole lot tougher to nail viewers if things are not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given a little time and energy A1 GP carries 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 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 who 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 passion for property again extends back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, made sure they moved quite a number of times, each time to a 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’s now begun considering other investment options such as pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is another aspect of investment that she has considered. She’s invested in an extensive health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses as there is 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 likes to drive around with the cars hood down and feel the wind in her hair.
A successful anchorwoman, she has had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports like Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.