Sally Nugent confirms she is permanently replacing Louise Minchin

Sally Nugent confirms she is Louise Minchin’s full-time replacement on BBC Breakfast red sofa as co-presenter with Dan Walker

  • Louise Minchin announced earlier this year she was leaving BBC after 20 연령
  • Sally Nugent, who has frequently filled in for her, is now permanent replacement
  • She has been filling in for BBC Breakfast’s regular hosts since November 2011
  • Sally Nugent has been announced as the new permanent presenter on BBC 아침밥, taking over from Louise Minchin.

    The 50-year-old journalist and newsreader will appear on the flagship morning programme from Monday to Wednesday, 나란히 Dan Walker, Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt.

    She has been filling in for BBC Breakfast’s regular hosts on a freelance basis since November 2011 and also presents its sports bulletins.

    그녀가 말했다: ‘I’m absolutely thrilled to become the new presenter of BBC Breakfast and bring the nation the latest news, top entertainment guests and stories that matter every week.

    ‘It’s an honour to take the reins from Louise and be part of the UK’s most-watched breakfast show.

    Sally Nugent has been confirmed as the new co presenter of BBC Breakfast, replacing Louise Minchin

    Sally Nugent has been confirmed as the new co presenter of BBC Breakfast, replacing Louise Minchin

    Minchin, 53, announced in June that she was stepping back from the show after nearly 20 연령

    Minchin, 53, announced in June that she was stepping back from the show after nearly 20 연령

    Born in Birkenhead, Nugent started her career at BBC Radio Merseyside and also previously worked at BBC North West Tonight and BBC News.

    11 월 2016, she hit the headlines after coming to the aid of business news presenter Victoria Fritz when she suddenly went into labour at the Salford studios.

    에 2017, presenter Louise Minchin disappeared from BBC Breakfast mid-show after suddenly being taken ill, with Nugent stepping in.

    Nugent also had to step in when Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid quit BBC Breakfast to join ITV in 2014, filling in while a permanent replacement was sought.

    보행자, who is competing in Strictly Come Dancing, hailed his new co-host in a post on Twitter as a ‘brilliant presenterand ‘great friend’.

    그는 말했다: ‘I am so happy for @sallynugent. She is a brilliant presenter, massively popular with the team, an excellent journalist and a great friend.

    ‘Hopefully we’ll have many happy years on the £BBCBreakfast sofa together. 오… and she’s coming to £Strictly this weekend.

    An intensely private person, Nugent has never revealed the name of her husband, who she shares a son with. 하나, she runs an active Instagram account, where she keeps fans entertained with shots of her stunning home

    An intensely private person, Nugent has never revealed the name of her husband, who she shares a son with. 하나, she runs an active Instagram account, where she keeps fans entertained with shots of her stunning home

    Born in Birkenhead, Nugent started her career at BBC Radio Merseyside and also previously worked at BBC North West Tonight and BBC News

    Born in Birkenhead, Nugent started her career at BBC Radio Merseyside and also previously worked at BBC North West Tonight and BBC News

    The presenter also regularly posts pictures of her dog, a cavapoo called Sadie (사진)

    The presenter also regularly posts pictures of her dog, a cavapoo called Sadie (사진)

    Minchin, 53, announced in June that she was stepping back from the show after nearly 20 연령.

    She first appeared on the broadcaster’s flagship morning show in 2001 and moved with its red sofa to Media City in Salford as a lead presenter in 2012.

    Who is new BBC Breakfast presenter Sally Nugent?

    Sally Nugent, 50, will appear on BBC Breakfast alongside Dan Walker permanently, having filled in on a freelance basis since 2011.

    Born in Birkenhead, Nugent started her career at BBC Radio Merseyside and also previously worked at BBC North West Tonight and BBC News.

    An intensely private person, Nugent has never revealed the name of her husband, who she shares a son with.

    하나, she runs an active Instagram account, where she keeps fans entertained with shots of her stunning home.

    잠금 중, she shared snaps of the property, complete with a stunning garden.

    발표자, who is best known for her work on BBC Sport, has more than 32,000 Instagram 팔로워.

    She also regularly posts pictures of her dog, a cavapoo called Sadie.

    11 월 2016, Ms Nugent hit the headlines after coming to the aid of business news presenter Victoria Fritz when she suddenly went into labour at the Salford studios.

    에 2017, presenter Louise Minchin disappeared from BBC Breakfast mid-show after suddenly being taken ill, with Ms Nugent stepping in.

    Ms Nugent also had to step in when Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid quit BBC Breakfast to join ITV in 2014, filling in while a permanent replacement was sought.

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    Minchin was joined by her father Patrick, husband David, celebrity friends and colleagues for her final broadcast in September.

    Speaking in September, she revealed why she was stepping down.

    그녀는 설명했다: ‘In December I’d taken three, four weeks off work because of an ankle operation and I had that period to realise that when I’m not getting up at 3:40am in the morning, I’m doing all sorts of things in the evening that I want to be doing – like just watching telly with my family, doing that kind of family stuff.

    '그래서 그래, I think it was coming out of winter into this period that the decision was made.

    She also revealed the lockdown period had made her acknowledge her natural body clock, as she mused: ‘It made me realise that actually I particularly really struggle with the hours… I have found them really hard.

    Louise added she was looking forward to having breakfast with her family and having a morning routine with them after missing out on taking her daughters Mia, 20, and Scarlett, 17, to school.

    Among the major stories she has reported on from the last two decades have been the last three general elections, Brexit and the Manchester Arena bombings.

    Louise also covered the aftermath of the Bataclan Theatre attacks, live from Paris, and fronted the programme’s Wake Up To Menopause campaign in 2019.

    Among the stars she has interviewed are Sir David Attenborough, 케이트 미들턴, 빌리 아일리시, Jeff Goldblum, 조지 클루니, Angelina Jolie and Joanna Lumley.

    She said she had ‘lots of really exciting adventures plannedrelating to her passion for endurance sport and is ‘trying to write a book about that’, while continuing with her ‎podcast Her Spirit about the mental and physical benefits of sport and exercise.

    Louise also said she was excited to be ‘having lots of lie-insafter leaving BBC Breakfast, which is broadcast from 6am to 9.15am on BBC One each day.

    The editor of BBC Breakfast, Richard Frediani, 말했다: ‘Sally has an impressive track record as an award-winning broadcast journalist and has secured a series of high-profile exclusive interviews in recent years.

    ‘We are delighted to have her take her new permanent place in the studio alongside Dan, Charlie and Naga.