BBC Breakfast's Sally Nugent: Who is she? When is she on TV?

Sally Nugent
Sally Nugent presents BBC Breakfast. (BBC)

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Since Dan Walker and Louise Minchin's exits there's been a shake-up in the rota, leaving Sally Nugent with a new sofa mate.

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Here's all you need to know about the BBC Breakfast host and when you can see her on the show.

Who is Sally Nugent?

Dan Walker with Sally Nugent (James Stack/BBC)
Dan Walker and Sally Nugent hosted together after Louise Minchin's exit. (BBC)

Sally Nugent is a BBC journalist from the Wirral who is one of the regular hosts on BBC One morning news show BBC Breakfast.

Before landing her Breakfast role, Nugent was a BBC sports reporter but added filling in as a co-host on Breakfast to her job role from 2012, and at the end of 2021 was named as part of the regular hosting line-up.

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She was brought in as a replacement for Minchin, who quit the show after 20 years in 2021.

Nugent then co-hosted alongside Minchin's former co-star Dan Walker until he left too, landing a new job with Channel 5 in 2022.

When is Sally Nugent on BBC Breakfast?

Sally Nugent arriving for the BBC Sports Personality of the year 2019 at The P&J Live, Aberdeen. (Photo by Ian Rutherford/PA Images via Getty Images)
Sally Nugent spent years as a sports reporter for the BBC. (PA Images via Getty Images) (Ian Rutherford - PA Images via Getty Images)

Weekday viewers of BBC Breakfast will be familiar with Nugent as one of the regular hosts of the show.

She can be seen leading the morning's news coverage on the BBC One show from Monday to Wednesday, when Breakfast is on air from 6am to 9.15am.

Nugent originally began her permanent role sitting alongside Walker, but she quickly became the most experienced presenter in her pairing when Walker left in 2022 and since then she has been co-hosting alongside Jon Kay.

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