Durmot Murnaghan Is Born

Dermot Murnaghan (born 26 December 1957) is a British journalist and television presenter.

He is well known for his work as a presenter of ITV and BBC News as well as the shows Eggheads (2003-present) and Treasure Hunt (2002-2003). He co-presented BBC Breakfast from Monday to Thursday as well as regularly fronting national BBC news bulletins until December 2007. He now presents for Sky News.

Treasure Hunt was a popular UK game show, based on the format of the French show La Chasse au Trésor, created by Jacques Antoine. It appeared on Channel 4 between 28 December 1982 and 18 May 1989 and was revived by BBC Two between 16 December 2002 and 2 August 2003.