Having presented BBC Breakfast for 5 years, Dermot moved to SKY News where he now presents their weekday breakfast show. He also fronts the self-titled Sunday morning politics programme for SKY, Murnaghan. Alongside his news broadcasting, Dermot presents the long-running BBC 2 quiz show Eggheads and its spin-offs Celebrity Eggheads and Are You An Egghead? He also presented Treasure Hunt and The State We’re In, during his time on the BBC.
Prior to being a television presenter, Dermot reported on some of the most pressing world news stories for ITV News, from war zones to the 2001 general election. In 1997, Dermot was one of the first to report on the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Dermot won the Newscaster of the Year Award in 2000 from the Television and Radio Industries Club (TRIC). He was presented with the Royal Television Society’s Interviewer of the Year award in 1999 for his interview with Peter Mandelson, which resulted in Mandelson resigning from his role in Cabinet.
As a speaker, Dermot has made many conference and after-dinner appearances, including engagements for the Police Federation, Eurostar, The Home Office, The Army Families Federation, Orange, European Study Tours, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Which?, and Royal Mail.
What the Clients Say:
‘We’ve had some amazing feedback already, Dermot was a dream to work with...Please pass on my thanks to Dermot, it was an absolute pleasure’. – People’s Postcode Lottery Annual Charity Gala 2017
‘Dermot was highly charming (as our conference host) and very well received, as usual. Ever the consummate professional! A delight to work with him again...’ – Constable Conference (The Police Federation of England and Wales
‘Dermot was a pleasure to work with, did an excellent job facilitating the day, managing the A&A sessions during the afternoon, and was a real hit with our delegates. We are very appreciative and grateful that he was happy to step in and help us.’ – The DTG Summit 2016