Sam Coates Biography
Sam Coates is a British journalist serving as Sky News Deputy Political Editor since 2019. He previously worked as a Newspaper Journalist for The Times.
Sam Coates Age
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Sam Coates Nationality
He is a British national.
Sam Coates Education
He studied English and Social-Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge, where he graduated in 2000.
Sam Coates Family
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Sam Coates Wife
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Sam Coates Sky News
He joined Sky News in 2019 June as deputy political editor, replacing Beth Rigby who was promoted to political editor. Sam reports on breaking news, delivering exclusive interviews and providing analysis from Westminster. The editor is also known for a leaked document he obtained regarding the impact of a no-deal Brexit which featured widely in news outlets in the UK and Ireland.
The journalist also covered the build-up to Britain’s proposed exit from the European Union on 31 October 2019. He equally participated in Sky News’ #Brexplainer feature and also featured in Sky News’ 2019 general election overnight coverage.
Back in 2000, he joined The Times as a graduate trainee, working on the diary, foreign desk, and as a general reporter.
In 2005 he worked for The Washington Post in Westminster covering the George W Bush White House and in New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina during the summer, where he won the Laurence Stern fellowship.
He also served as banking editor of The Times in 2012, during which he covered the transition from Tony Blair to Gordon Brown, the financial crisis, the tensions of the coalition government, and the lead-up to and aftermath of Brexit. Additionally, Sam covered seven general elections and three referendums.
During his tenure at The Times, he contributed to the 2010 The Times Guide to the House of Commons. His portrait of the 2017 Westminster attack was used on the front cover of the newspaper.
Sam also featured in the Daily Mirror and other outlets following his reaction to Boris Johnson ruling himself out in the 2016 Conservative Party leadership election.
Additionally, Sam regularly presented BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster while still at The Times and also appeared as a paper reviewer on BBC One’s The Andrew Marr Show, Politics Live, and appeared on ABC’s Lateline program in March 2012. Some of the other programs he appeared in include ABC’s Insiders program on 2 May 2010 alongside future Sky News colleague Adam Boulton.
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