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Name  Samantha Simmonds
Role  Newsreader
Spouse  Phillip Davies

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Full Name  Samantha Rose Simmonds
Born  21 August 1979 (age 36) (1979-08-21) Bradford, England
Occupation  Newsreader, journalist, television presenter
People also search for  Lorna Dunkley, Anna Botting, Phillip Davies
Education  University of Liverpool, City University London
TV shows  Sunday Live with Adam Boulton
Notable credits  5 News, BBC London News, Sky News
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Samantha Rose Simmonds (born 21 August 1973) is an English newsreader, television presenter and journalist. She was a news anchor for Sky News until July 2016.

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Early life

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Simmonds was born in Bradford and grew up in Leeds where she attended Leeds Girls' High School. She studied for a BA at Liverpool University. Whilst a student in Liverpool, she appeared as a contestant on the ITV television show Blind Date.

Journalism career

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After gaining a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism from City University in London in 1995, she worked as a reporter for local radio in Yorkshire before moving to London for a job as a producer on Channel Five News. She was later a presenter on BBC Breakfast and spent two years reporting and presenting BBC London's news programmes before joining Sky News in 2005. While presenting that channel, she was the first British journalist to break the story of Michael Jackson's death. Simmonds left Sky News in 2016, along with several other anchors, as part of a cost-saving exercise. She can now be seen presenting on BBC World News.


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