Journalist, Sally Nugent is set to replace Louise Minchin as BBC Breakfast regular presenter from Monday to Wednesday.
This was announced in a statement by BBC Breakfast on the microblogging platform, Twitter.
“We are pleased to announce Sally Nugent will permanently join #BBCBreakfast as a Presenter. Sally, an award-winning journalist for 25 years, will join Dan, Naga & Charlie waking you up on the UK’s No. 1 morning show”, the show tweeted.
Speaking on her new role in a statement, Sally said, “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”, she added
BBC Breakfast’s editor Richard Frediani has also commended Sally on her previous responsibilities which she has carried out with due diligience.
Richard said, “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.”
Louise Minchin had left the show last month after working as the regular presenter for more than two decades.
Nugent, who has worked for the network as a presenter for almost ten years, will now work alongside Dan Walker, Naga Munchetty, and Charlie Stayt on the Breakfast program.