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. Clegg And Farage Gear Up For Europe Debate

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Political Editor. The debate is taking place because the Liberal Democrat leader challenged Mr Farage on his weekly radio phone-in show. Ahead of the debate, Mr Clegg tweeted: "Hoping that everyone will be able ...

  2. Clegg And Farage Gear Up For Live Europe Debate

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Sky News Political Editor. The debate is taking place because the Liberal Democrat leader challenged Mr Farage on his weekly radio phone-in show. Mr Clegg says their two parties have the best defined disagreement in politics ...

  3. 'A National Treasure More Than A Statesman'

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. He was born in 1925 literally into the Labour aristocracy. Both his grandfathers had been MPs and his father would soon become a Cabinet Minister as Secretary of State for India and then a ...

  4. Bob Crow: 'Nobody Likes Us And We Don't Care'

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. He was a man who relished his role as a bogeyman of the right-wing tabloid press but was not a member of the Labour Party or even a traditional British left-winger. Mr Crow was ...

  5. Ukraine: EU Considers Cooling-Off Period

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor, in Brussels. The Ukrainian country won’t sit in on the final deliberations by the 28 EU member states but he is taking part in preliminary meetings. Yatsenyuk’s presence is an expression of ...

  6. Blame Game Won't Hold Back The Flood Waters

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. Sandbags are being put in place, pumps are pumping, and volunteers, including a troop of Sikhs from Berkshire, are doing what they can - most recently reinforcing a path by the river, so the villagers ...

  7. Sky Celebrates 25 Years Of Breaking News

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. Our rivals BSB had built palatial headquarters in Marco Polo building on the banks of the Thames in central London - complete with a £60,000 granite desk for the CEO, it was rumoured. But ...

  8. Cameron Clothes His Attack In A Positive Glow

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. But unlike Ed Miliband's "energy freeze" address to the Labour Conference, Mr Cameron's was not a performance likely to grab headlines. There were no new policy announcements, except a suggestion that the ...

  9. Restyled Osborne Adopts A Positive Tone

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. Much of his text seemed to be in response to what Ed Miliband and Ed Balls had to say at last week's Labour Conference but Osborne responded more in sorrow than in anger ...

  10. Cameron Challenged Not To Appear Chicken

    Posted by - Adam Boulton, Political Editor. Both the Conservatives and Labour had toyed with the idea of trying to exclude the Lib Dem leader altogether. But in going now for the same rules – three leaders, three debates, organised by BBC ...

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