Naga Munchetty

Journalist and Presenter, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Breakfast

Naga Munchetty presents BBC Radio 5 Live’s mid-morning show, every Monday to Wednesday between 10am to 1pm and is one of the main presenters on BBC Breakfast, where she is seen on the famous red sofa every week.

She is one of the UK’s most respected broadcasters and journalists, and in addition to BBC Breakfast, Naga presents Claimed and Shamed and is a familiar voice on Radio 4’s PMMoneybox, and Pick of the Week.  In 2016 Naga showed yet another string to her bow, gracing our screens on Strictly Come Dancing.

Her career as a journalist began at the Evening Standard and The Observer, before she moved into reporting for Reuters Financial Television.  Her love of financial matters, news and television led her to CNBC Europe where she became an Executive Producer.  She has also worked as a Producer and Reporter for Channel 4 News, before anchoring for Bloomberg Television.  In 2014 Naga was named by the Asian Power List as one of the UKs most powerful Asian females, and in 2018 she collected the Media Personality of the Year Award at the Asian Media Awards.

Naga is a supporter of many charities and causes, including mental health, education, women’s rights and animal welfare.  She is a patron of Action for A-T, and works with Prince’s Trust as chair of their UK2030 Taskforce.