John Ryley steps down as head of Sky News 

John Ryley

John Ryley is stepping back after 17 years as the Head of Sky News.  

As well as being an acclaimed broadcast leader, John Ryley has been a steadfast supporter of the John Schofield Trust’s mission to make newsrooms representative of the audiences they serve. 

Susie Schofield, founder of the trust, said, “John Ryley has been a loyal supporter and critical friend to the John Schofield Trust for decades. He identified early the need for broadcasters to support diversity and inclusion, and he led by example. We will miss his wisdom, kindness and incisive questions, and we are grateful for his support.”  

David Stenhouse, CEO of the John Schofield Trust, said, “John Ryley has been a champion of our work and a pillar of our success. He leaves the Trust a legacy in the amazing people we work with from Sky News as Fellows and Senior Fellows.”  


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