Dermot Murnaghan



Dermot Murnaghan is the former Sky News presenter and  BBC Breakfast host; a popular choice as an awards host or corporate seminar moderator.

Dermot is also known for presenting Eggheads, Celebrity eggheads, Are you An Egghead; (BBC2) The State We Are In (BBC3) Crimes That Shook Britain (C1)

He fronted ITV's Lunchtime, Nightly Evening news bulletins for 11 years and was a key part of the presentation team covering General Elections for ITV. Dermot also fronted the Most Wanted series for LWT and Sieges - both prime time ITV shows.

Dermot won the prestigious Newscaster of the Year award from the Television & Radio Industries Club (TRIC) - an award given for 'maintaining a consistent standard above all others'.

Dermot broke the news to the nation about the sudden death of Diana, Princess of Wales and then played a major role in ITN's coverage.

After obtaining an MA in History from Sussex University he went on to complete a post-graduate course in Journalism at City University.

Dermot is married to journalist Maria Keegan. They have three daughters and a son.

He is an Arsenal fan and a keen cyclist

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