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. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. MH17 Crash: Some Bodies May Not Be Found

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. They have joined members of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe and Malaysian and Dutch investigators who are already working on the debris field. They have started looking at fields where there ...

  5. Kurds Lead Fightback Against ISIS Militants

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent, in Jalula. From the cover of mud trenches the peshmerga fire at ISIS positions 100 metres or so away. This is the ISIS perimeter defence of Jalula town. It is old-style fighting. Man replacing ...

  6. Kurdish Peshmerga Lead Fightback Against ISIS

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent, in Jalula. From the cover of mud trenches they fire at ISIS positions 100 metres or so away. This is the ISIS perimeter defence of Jalula town. It is old-style fighting. Man replacing man ...

  7. Iraq: On The Front Line In The Conflict

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent, in Kirkuk. Unlike the Iraqi army they did not flee as ISIS gunmen rampaged their way through this part of northern Iraq, previously considered a stronghold of Baghdad's army. Hundreds of Peshmerga soldiers ...

  8. Ukraine Mine: Militia Controls Million Weapons

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent, in Ukraine. It has two claims to fame: one of the few still functioning salt mines in the region, and, more importantly, the largest cache of weapons in Europe - over a million of them ...

  9. Afghanistan Goes To The Polls In Historic Vote

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. Just how long the process will take is the key. As polling stations opened across the country, 12 million people are eligible to vote. Although in some of the most insecure areas, like Helmand ...

  10. Afghan Voters Seek Better Security And Jobs

    Posted by - Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent. It doesn't matter where you go in this city, you will be confronted by security at a level never seen here before. It doesn't mean it is safe of course, the Taliban ...

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