Sky presenter to take over from Fiona Phillips

Emma Crosby will replace Fiona Phillips on the GMTV sofa.

Kate Silverton, 38, and Ulrika Jonsson, 41, had been tipped for the job.

Emma, who is currently a Sky News business reporter, will receive a reported six-figure sum.

‘I am very excited to be joining Britain’s leading breakfast programme,’ she says in a statement.

Emma, 31, will honour her contract with Sky and start at GMTV in 2009.

Fiona, 47, will leave the programme at Christmas after 15 years.

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