Adam Boulton

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Adam Boulton has been at Sky News since the launch of the channel in February 1989. He is a pioneer of the innovative use of live analysis and pictures and hosted the historic Sky News debate between the three party leaders ahead of the 2010 General Election.

Adam spent the first 100 days of Barack Obama’s Presidency reporting from the US and gained an exclusive UK broadcast interview during the President’s visit to Ghana.

Adam has interviewed every Prime Minister from Sir Alec Douglas-Home to David Cameron as well as international stars and politicians. His questioning of George W Bush featured in the film “Taking Liberties”.

Adam is a winner of the Royal Television Society’s Judges’ Award and was elected 2007 Chairman of the Parliamentary Lobby. His former Sunday programme was voted “Current Affairs Show Of The Year.”

Adam has appeared on Celebrity Mastermind, Have I Got News For You, Newsnight and Bremner, Bird and Fortune. He has written 'Tony’s 10 Years: Memories of the Blair Administration’ and ‘Hung Together’ about the days after the 2010 General Election.

Adam has Masters degrees from Oxford and Johns Hopkins University. He is married to Anji Hunter; they have five children between them.

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Articles by Adam Boulton

  1. Last Chance To See Leaders Back-To-Back

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Editor At Large. That's because David Cameron has ducked a two-way debate with the leader of the opposition, even though he told Prime Minister's Questions that such a debate would be a ...

  2. Why This General Election Will Be Like No Other

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Editor At Large. I recently had the pleasure of catching up with Sir David Butler, the Oxford University professor who just about invented "psephology" - the political science of studying elections. Even he admitted that ...

  3. Horror Of Guantanamo Revealed In Inmate Diary

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Editor At Large. It is remarkable that Mohamedou Ould Slahi managed to write his memoirs at all – and even more remarkable that the world is getting to read of his experiences. Everything written by ...

  4. Leaders' Debates: Ball Back With Broadcasters

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Presenter. BBC, Sky, ITV and Channel 4, Britain's main news broadcasters, are all working together to make the debates happen. But the problem the broadcasters face is not too many rules, but too ...

  5. Creation Of UK Was 'Union Of Convenience'

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Presenter. It was a union of convenience. Scotland was facing bankruptcy thanks to a failed colonial experiment in the Caribbean. At the very top of the power structure, the Union of Thrones had already ...

  6. Alienation Paved Way For Historic Scotland Poll

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Presenter. The Labour governments under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown broadly reflected how Scots had voted and they restored the Scottish Parliament after a 300-year adjournment. But in 2010 Scots ended up with a ...

  7. Sky News Tonight: Show Takes Fresh Approach

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Presenter. Twenty five years ago we had "breaking news" pretty much to ourselves. These days you can stay in touch through all sorts of digital devices. And, thanks to social media, the traffic is ...

  8. Sky News Tonight: Show Takes New Approach

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Presenter. Twenty five years ago we had "breaking news" pretty much to ourselves. These days you can stay in touch through all sorts of digital devices. And, thanks to social media, the traffic is ...

  9. Scots Referendum: Jitters In Rival Camps

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. Its main purpose is to prompt people how to vote on September 18 when faced with the referendum question: "Do you agree that Scotland should be an independent country?". The Yes campaign has long ...

  10. No Furious Debate For 'Zombie Parliament'

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. By that they meant Parliament is doing little of substance - with MPs effectively in suspended animation, the living dead waiting for the next election. The independent think-tank the Institute for Government has just produced ...

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