Ian Sherwood is the Senior Editor International News, Sky News having joined the organisation in 2012 as a Senior News Editor. Previously Ian worked for BBC News as deputy bureau chief based in Washington DC and New York. He has also been foreign planning editor, World Duty Editor, Home Duty Editor and a senior producer for the BBC.
During his time based in New York Ian was awarded the Alfred I DuPont Columbia School of Journalism Award for his coverage of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti working alongside Matthew Price and cameraman Chuck Tayman. During that time he also received two Emmy nominations for their work as a team for coverage of the earthquake in Haiti and coverage of Mexico’s Drug Wars and a BAFTA nomination for coverage of the earthquake in Haiti.
Ian was the lead producer covering Barack Obama’s election campaign working with Gavin Hewitt and cameraman Rob Magee. He covered the war in Iraq, Libya and the 2008 war in Georgia. Ian led the team deployed to Tavistock Square on the day of the 7/7 bombings in London.
Ian has also previously worked at ITN before joining the BBC in 2002. He has two children, a boy and a girl.