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 major sports activities. From the US Open Tennis Championship to the A1 Grand Prix, the Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Race of Champions and Americas Cup, this lady has already been through it to cover all major sporting events.
Georgia Thomson, popularly also known as Georgie Thompson, lives in Essex. Educated at Queenswood Boarding School, she displayed her interest in sports from a very young age. She participated in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She proceeded to study Broadcast Journalism with the University of Leeds graduating in the year 1999. Before moving to Sky Sports in 2001, she worked to be 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 got the potential to become as popular as the F1. However she also feels that it will take some time for this to happen. With multiple channels available for viewing, it gets a whole lot more difficult to nail viewers if everything is not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given some time and effort A1 GP carries a chance of becoming as popular as the Formula One.
She defends the A1GP by saying that the competitiveness in A1GP is above everything else. Classifying it is actually as edge of your seat stuff, she says this is really what motor racing is all about.
Georgia Thomson considers herself as a bit of a spender. Her investments are cautiously managed by her financial advisor that has a big say in deciding her investments. Her three bedroom terraced property in Chelsea cost 500,000. In today’s day, the house is estimated at 800,000. Her passion for property again goes back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, ensured they moved several times, each time to some larger house or to a renovation project. The transformations that every property underwent drilled into her the passion for climbing up the property ladder.
Apart from property, she’s now begun looking at other investment options such as pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is the one other aspect of investment that she has now considered. She’s purchased a comprehensive health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses since there is a history of cancer in her own 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 have the wind in her hair.
A successful anchorwoman, she has had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports such as Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.