Jeremy Gordon Thompson (born September 23, 1947) is an English journalist and former news presenter for Sky News, the 24-hour television news service operated by Sky UK. He was based at Sky News Centre in West London. He started out as a journalist on the Cambridge Evening News in 1967. In 1971 he joined the BBC as a reporter on Radio Sheffield, moving on to become a reporter on BBC Look North Leeds. In 1977 he was appointed as the BBC's first TV North of England Correspondent. He moved to ITN as Sports Correspondent in 1982. He worked as a TV foreign correspondent from 1986 to 1998, initially based in Asia and Africa for ITN; on joining Sky News in 1993, Thompson became head of its Africa bureau, based in Johannesburg. Two years later he established Sky's first US bureau in Washington DC. From 1999 until his retirement from Sky News at the end of 2016, he presented Live at Five, Sky News' flagship news programme.