Performance People
Performance People
Nov 13, 2023
How Sky News presenter Sarah Jane Mee has learned to ration her news intake on a daily basis for self preservation
Play • 48 min

On Performance People this week, Georgie is joined by presenter and journalist, Sarah-Jane Mee, host of, The UK Tonight, on Sky News. From Sky Sports News junior to prime-time Sky News anchor, Sarah-Jane, known as SJ to friends and colleagues, has enjoyed a stellar career in broadcasting.


On this episode, SJ gives a searingly honest account of the light and shade which has informed her newsroom experience, reliving the story which moved her to tears on air, explaining why she now rations her exposure to harrowing news stories and revealing how she recovered from a career threatening medical condition.


She also tells us about the chaos behind the scenes when Sir Rod Stewart rang in to a live phone-in show, what Noel Gallagher said when he fan-bombed her and Georgie and SJ share some tales from their flat-share days.


This four way conversation was recorded on 2nd March 2023.



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