Georgia Thomson is actually a name that all Sky Sports news viewers associate with. A part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she’s a name that a person associates with major sporting events. From the US Open Tennis Championship towards the A1 Grand Prix, the Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Race of Champions and Americas Cup, this lady has been there 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 participated in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She went on to study Broadcast Journalism at the University of Leeds graduating in 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 the same passion which he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has the possibility to become as popular as the F1. However she also feels that it’s going to take some time for this to take place. With multiple channels accessible for viewing, it gets that much more difficult to nail viewers if things are not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given a little time and effort A1 GP carries a chance 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 is actually as edge of your seat stuff, she says that this is 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 love for property again goes back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, ensured they moved several 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 looking at other investment options such as pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is the one other element of investment that she has considered. She’s invested in a comprehensive medical health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses since 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’s had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports like Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.