Georgia Thomson is actually a name that every Sky Sports news viewers associate with. A part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she is an identity that one associates with all major sports activities. From the US Open Tennis Championship towards 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 at a very young age. She took part in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She proceeded to learn 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 the same passion that 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 that to happen. With multiple channels accessible for viewing, it becomes that much tougher to nail viewers if things are not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given some time and effort A1 GP carries a prospect of becoming as popular as the F1.
She defends the A1GP by saying that the competitiveness in A1GP is above everything else. Classifying it definitely as edge of your seat stuff, she says that this is really what motor racing is all about.
Georgia Thomson considers herself to be a bit of a spender. Her investments are cautiously managed by her financial advisor that has a major say in deciding her investments. Her three bedroom terraced property in Chelsea cost 500,000. In the present 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, made sure that they moved several times, each time to a larger house or even to a renovation project. The transformations that each property underwent instilled in her the desire for climbing up the property ladder.
Apart from property, she’s now begun considering other investment options including pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is the one other element of investment that she has considered. She has invested in a comprehensive health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses since there has been 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 all the cars hood down and have the wind in her hair.
A successful anchorwoman, she’s had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports such as Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.