Ian King is the lead business presenter on Sky News, where he hosts his own evening show from Monday to Friday. He tackles the big business stories of the day and holds business leaders and CEOs to account. Renowned for his hard-hitting interviews and acute analysis, Ian’s expertise ensures his business coverage is relevant to the viewer, explaining how it will affect people’s lives.
Ian started out as a business analyst at HSBC before embarking on his journalism career at the Daily Telegraph. He went on to The Guardian and then the Mail on Sunday, before joining The Sun as Business Editor in 2000. Whilst there he was named Business Journalist of the Year both at the UK Press Awards and at the London Press Club Awards. Ian went on to become Business and City Editor at The Times.
Since replacing Jeff Randall at Sky, he has been described as a ‘powerhouse in business journalism’ by John Ryley, Head of News. Ian’s views are highly sought after and well respected within the business community.
Ian is able to speak about the business world in general, the challenges it faces and provide analysis on the economic climate as a whole. He will also speak with great authority on specific sector business issues, as well as offer his exceptional skill as a host or interviewer.