Stuart Ramsay

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Stuart Ramsay is Sky News’ Chief Correspondent reporting on all major world events. A multi-award winning journalist, he is currently based in Dubai. Stuart has covered 16 wars during his 20-year career at Sky News. His most recent undercover reports from inside the Syrian city of Homs, have earned him worldwide acclaim.

Throughout 2011, Stuart reported on the Arab Spring in Egypt, Bahrain, Tunisia, Libya and Syria. His discovery of mutilated and burned bodies in a Gaddafi military compound on the outskirts of Tripoli has been credited with ensuring that a UN war crimes investigation, into events in Libya, was instigated.

Stuart has been nominated for three Emmys and won in 2009 for his reports from Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The reports also secured a Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year award, the broadcast award for Best News Programme and the first of his two Bafta nominations.

Stuart was the 2009 London Press Club, Broadcasting Journalist of the Year, secured a Monte Carlo Golden Nymph in 2006 for his coverage of the Pakistan Earthquake and in 2005 was awarded a gold medal from the New York festival with a special citation from the then UN Secretary General, Khofi Annan, for his reporting from Dafur.

Stuart's work has been recognised by the Foreign Press Association and the Bayeux War Correspondents Committee.

Stuart is Sky’s longest serving foreign correspondent having been Bureau Chief in Moscow, Washington, Africa, India and now Dubai.

Stuart is married to the interior designer Toni Ramsay and they have three children.

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Articles by Stuart Ramsay

  1. Afghanistan: Britain Never Had Enough Soldiers

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. My cameraman Jim Foster is at the wheel as we career across the desert on the outskirts of an Afghan village full of Taliban. They have been firing at us for at least half ...

  2. How Kurds The World Forgot Are Holding Off IS

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent, in Sari Kani, Syria. In the east that fight is being carried out virtually unseen to the rest of the world by People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters, Syrian Kurds, who are doing so ...

  3. How Kurds World Forgot Are Holding Off IS

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. In the east that fight is being carried out virtually unseen to the rest of the world by YPG fighters, Syrian Kurds, who are doing so with almost no assistance. They have been fighting ...

  4. Kurds Plead For Western Troops To Battle IS

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. Lying on a huge plain you can see it through the sand-filled skies in the distance from the Kurdish peshmerga's newly-built high positions. In the foreground there is little or no movement in ...

  5. Kurdish Fighters: West Not Doing Enough In Iraq

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. Lying on a huge plain you can see it through the sand-filled skies in the distance from the Kurdish Peshmerga's newly-built high positions. In the foreground there is little or no movement in ...

  6. Tribal Elders Blamed For IS Militant Advances

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Sky News Chief Correspondent. It's from these virtual ghettos that the sporadic car bomb attacks in Kurdistan are planned and built. Our guards are themselves a target and throughout our visit were jumpy and unhappy ...

  7. Iraq Front Line 'Trenches' Like World War One

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Sky News Chief Correspondent. Their flags flutter in the wind. But they are so close now that from some angles you can't tell which is in front of the other. This is the most dangerous ...

  8. The Day I Came Face To Face With Islamic State

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. As hundreds of worshippers streamed through the open doors, a young man with long, black hair emerged surrounded by the most thuggish bunch of gunmen I had ever come across in Syria, and that ...

  9. Captured IS Suicide Bomber Reveals Threat

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. Inside lies an injured young man; a very special patient and prisoner. He is 23-year-old Horr Jaffer, from Chechnya, and he is an Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber. His capture has been a secret ...

  10. Captured IS Suicide Bomber Talks To Sky News

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. Inside lies an injured young man; a very special patient and prisoner. He is 23-year-old Horr Jaffer, from Chechnya, and he is an Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber. His capture has been a secret ...

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