At the time, he said: “I’m really excited, but this has also been a massive decision for me because I love BBC Breakfast, I love working alongside Sally [Nugent] and I love the team there.
“But Channel 5 came with big ambitions, with big plans and I don’t think opportunities like this come round very often. I can’t wait."
Sally Nugent is now one of the regular hosts of BBC One’s morning news show BBC Breakfast. However, many wonder if the presenter is married and what days she’s on the screen.
Here’s everything you need to know.
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Is Sally Nugent married and does she have any children?
Sally Nugent is married, but she prefers to keep her private life under wraps so her husband’s name is not known.
The couple have one child together, but details of their name or age have been kept private.
While the 50-year-old presenter posts frequently on Instagram, she avoids sharing photos of her family.
In the past, Nugent has shared photos of her pet dog, a Cavapoo called Sadie who has her own Instagram account.
However, the account has been inactive since 2018.
When is Sally Nugent on BBC Breakfast?
You can see Sally Nugent presenting BBC Breakfast from 6am to 9.15am on Monday to Wednesday every week.
Having sat alongside Dan Walker until his departure in 2022, Nugent now co-hosts alongside Jon Kay on the BBC Breakfast sofa.
She was initially brought in as a replacement for Louise Minchin in 2021.
The Wirral-born presenter began her media career at BBC Radio Merseyside, she went on to become a sports news presenter on BBC News 24 (now known as BBC News Channel).
In November, Nugent began co-presenting on BBC Breakfast on a freelance basis, but it wasn’t until October 27, 2021 that she was made permanent.