Jo Wilson (presenter)

Jo Wilson
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
EducationPerth High School
Alma materGlasgow Caledonian University
Years active2011–present
EmployerSky Sports News

Jo Wilson is a Scottish television presenter who currently works for Sky Sports News.


Wilson started as a Graduate Trainee at Sky Sports News in 2011, before becoming a sub editor then getting promoted to co-producer. This led her to making her screen debut as a presenter on Sky Sports News in 2015.[1]


Wilson graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Masters in journalism in 2011. During her studies Wilson worked at Pizza Hut in Stirling.[1]

Personal life[edit]

As a sprinter and a jumper, Wilson represented Perth and her county. Receiving an athletics scholarship when she was 17, she spent a year at a Stony Brook High School in New York doing athletics and basketball. She supports St Johnstone F.C. Wilson saw her first match at McDiamid Park aged 7 in November 1992 against Motherwell, the game was abandoned at half time because of snow. On 23 September 2020, Wilson gave birth to a daughter. Wilson returned to Sky Sports News on 20 April 2021, after being on maternity leave for 13 months due to COVID-19 restrictions.[2]

On 5 September 2022, Wilson announced that she had been diagnosed with stage III cervical cancer following a recent smear test.[3]

She returned to Sky Sports News on 30 November 2022, co-hosting on the 7pm timeslot.


  1. ^ a b "GCU graduate lands dream job". Glasgow Caledonian University. 5 January 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. ^ Mullen, Scott (12 May 2017). "My Sporting Saturday: Jo Wilson". The Herald. Glasgow. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  3. ^ Anderton, Joe (5 September 2022). "Sky Sports presenter Jo Wilson announces that she has been diagnosed with stage three cervical cancer". Digital Spy. Retrieved 5 September 2022.