BBC BreakfastThis is a featured page

BBC Breakfast airs each weekday morning between 6am and 8:30am on the BBC News Channel, continuing until 9:15 on BBC One. On Saturdays the programme is extended until 10am, running until 9am on Sunday.

BILL TURNBULLBBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters
Bill currently co-presents BBC Breakfast each Monday-Wednesday, presenting alongside Susanna Reid.

Bill first joined Breakfast in 1989 as a reporter, covering many major stories including the Lockerbie disaster. He then became a news correspondent, covering everything from presidential elections to street riots. This was followed by a four year stint as Washington correspondent, before transferring to the studio becoming a regular presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC News channel, on which he appeared alongside Valerie Sanderson.

He was transferred to Weekend Breakfast in 2001, initially presenting alongside Sian Williams, and then later Mishal Husain and Susanna Reid, before joining her again on weekdays in 2008. Bill has also presented both the News at Six and the News at One in the past.

Bill is married, has a doomed love of Wycome Wanderers FC and in his spare time, keeps bees. He took several weeks away from Breakfast in the Summer of 2009 to take part in a Children in Need challenge, alongside fellow Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin.

BBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters

Susanna presents BBC Breakfast alongside Bill Turnbull each Monday-Wednesday. She replaced Sian Williams in 2012.

Susanna became Breakfast's regular weekend presenter in 2006 having previously been a presenter on the news channel since 2003. Before this, she had been a reporter for the channel. In the course of her BBC career, Susanna has interviewed the Prime Minister, trained with Olympic athletes and been attacked by wolf cubs. Susanna started out at BBC Radio Bristol before becoming a reporter on BBC Radio 5 Live.

She then spent three months doing charity work and visiting the frontline in Sri Lanka, before covering political issues for Breakfast News. Susanna has three children and lives in South London In 2010 she presented a Sunday morning discussion show, the Big Questions, on BBC One.


Charlie currently co-presents BBC Breakfast each Thursday-Saturday alongside Louise Minchin. He also frequently stands in for Bill Turnbull.

Before joining BBC Breakfast, Charlie was a main presenter at Five News and presented the News At Noon bulletin.

Charlie joined ITN in 1995 as a reporter for Five News. In 2001, he took up the role of presenting some of the Five News evening bulletins and updates as well as some weekend bulletins. He also presented many of Five's current affairs programmes.

When Sky took over production of Five News in January 2005 Charlie was moved to Five News At Noon. Just over a month later, Charlie announced he was leaving Five News. He went on to present a number of documentaries and investigations for the channel. He later appeared on Sky News before joining BBC News in 2006, initially as a relief presenter for both Breakfast and the BBC News channel. He became the main weekend presenter in January 2008.

He was born in Gloucester but now lives in London with his wife and two children.

LOUISE MINCHINBBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters

Louise presents BBC Breakfast each Thursday-Saturday, appearing with Charlie Stayt. As well as standing in for Susanna Reid, she also presents Drive on Monday and Tuesday for BBC Radio Five Live. She has previously frontedReal Rescues and Missing Live on BBC One.

Louise started her career in journalism in the Latin American section of the BBC World Service, before moving on to the Today programme. Her first presenting job was at News Direct 97.3FM in London. She then moved to Channel Five, working on entertainment programme Exclusive and reporting for Five News. Louise rejoined the BBC in 1998, presenting for BBC Radio 5 Live, where she fronted Drive, Sport on Five and Breakfast. She left to join the BBC News channel in 2003, becoming one of the main presenters. She worked alongside Jon Sopel, initially on the evening shift. The two then moved to afternoons, with Louise leaving in 2012 to move to Salford with Breakfast and Five Live.

Louise had first appeared on Breakfast in 2006, initally acting as a relief presenter during Sian Williams maternity leave, although she continued to appear regularly following Sian's return. From 2007 she was also a regular face on the national news as a deputy presenter for the BBC News at One, as well as occasionally presenting weekend bulletins. Daytime series which she has previously presented include Sunday Life and Crime and Punishment. Louise has also often appeared as a relief presenter for The One Show.

JON KAYBBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters

Jon is a regular relief presenter for BBC Breakfast. His normal job is as the BBC's West of England reporter.

Jon has also occasionally acted as a relief presenter on the BBC News channel in the past, first appearing in 2003. He began making more regular appearances in 2008, mainly covering weekend evenings.

In his time as a reporter he has covered many major events for the BBC, including the 2008 Glastonbury festival. He also spent a brief period as a correspondent in Washington.

NAGA MUNCHETTYBBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters

Naga has been a regular relief presenter on BBC Breakfast since 2009, often presenting on Sundays since the move to Salford. She also appears on The World Today, shown on BBC World News and BBC One.

Naga began her career in newspaper journalism, with as job as a writer on the City Pages of the Evening Standard. She also wrote for the Business Section of The Observer.

She soon made the transition to television, reporting initiallty for Reuters Financial Television, followed by a spell working for CNBC Europe as a Senior Producer and then a job a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News. Just before joining Working Lunch, Naga was a senior presenter on Bloomberg Television. There she covered stories connected with the health of the economy, guiding viewers through the start of the credit crunch, the collapse of Northern Rock and the economic downturn that hit Britain and the rest of the world.

She joined the BBC as presenter of BBC Two's Working Lunch programme when it relaunched in October 2008. However the new incarnation of the programme was unpopular with viewers, and was axed on cost grounds in 2010. Naga soon became a regular presenter of the BBC World/BBC News channel overnight bulletins, also appearing as relief during the day, before taking on The World Today in 2011.

ROGER JOHNSONBBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters

Roger Johnson is the main presenter of the BBC's regional news programme North West Tonight. Since the move to Salford in 2012, he has often presented Sunday editions of BBC Breakfast.

Roger joined North West Tonight in 2011, replacing long standing presenter Gordon Burns. Previously, he was the sports presenter for BBC South Today, although he often stood in as the main presenter of the programme. He also presented frequent relief shifts on the BBC News channel, and worked for BBC Sport, reporting for Final Score and acting as a commentator for match of the day. He also travelled to Johannesburg for the 2010 World Cup.

Roger joined the BBC in 1994, working for BBC Radio Solent, before moving to join the sports team at BBC Radio Manchester. He joined South Today in 1997.

SALLY NUGENTBBC Breakfast - BBC News Presenters

Sally Nugent is currently BBC Breakfast's sports presenter. She also occasionally stands in as the main presenter of the programme.

Sally was previously a sports presenter for the BBC News Channel, taking over from Chris Hollins on Breakfast in 2012. She has also worked as a news correspondent across the BBC's outlets, as well as acting as a regular news presenter for the BBC News channel. She began her career reading the sports news on regional programme North West Tonight. Sally travelled to Germany in 2006 to anchor the channel's coverage of the FIFA World Cup, and performed the same role in South Africa in 2010.

No user avatar
Latest page update: made by sfj15 , Dec 6 2012, 7:10 AM EST (about this update About This Update sfj15 Edited by sfj15

10 words added
5 words deleted

view changes

- complete history)
More Info: links to this page
There are no threads for this page.  Be the first to start a new thread.

Related Content

  (what's this?Related ContentThanks to keyword tags, links to related pages and threads are added to the bottom of your pages. Up to 15 links are shown, determined by matching tags and by how recently the content was updated; keeping the most current at the top. Share your feedback on WikiFoundry Central.)