Has Naga Munchetty left BBC Breakfast?

BBC Breakfast viewers were rattled when Naga Munchetty revealed she had a brand new job at the Beeb.

With the star starting a new radio show, some viewers assumed she'd be giving up her BBC Breakfast job. Here's everything you need to know…

Has Naga Munchetty left BBC Breakfast?

The popular BBC but revealed in October she would be taking over from Emma Barnett on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Naga has hosted the breakfast news programme for over seven years alongside Charlie Stayt and Dan Walker.

Naga's new job will see her hosting the radio show from 10am to 1pm on Mondays to Wednesdays.

But BBC Breakfast fans don't have to worry, because the presenter has confirmed that she will keep her spot on the Breakfast sofa from Thursdays to Saturdays.

In 2019 BBC ruled that the Breakfast host had breached BBC editorial guidelines by criticising President Donald Trump, but the decision sparked a furious backlash.

The ruling was ultimately overturned by the head of the BBC and three days later Naga returned to the red couch, with viewers overjoyed to see her.

What has Naga Munchetty said about her new job on BBC 5 Live?

On Sunday she shared a picture of her work bag, and revealed she had been preparing for her "first day in a new job".

"I've been sorting out my work bag & am ready to go back to the office… 1st day in a new job @bbc5live tomorrow," Naga posted.

"I get to work with a brilliant team and discuss stuff in our lives that matter with great guests and listeners. Can. Not. Wait. Hope you can join us."

A swathe of celeb friends responded to Naga's news.

Susanna Reid responded: "Good luck! So exciting Naga – have a brilliant first day x"

Dan Walker said: "Strong bag. I’m sure you’ll knock it out of the park"

In her first broadcast on the 5Live show, Naha said the job was a "dream".

She said: “You know it’s been so weird, the first day here on the job and hearing my name on the 5Live ident, it’s honestly like a dream come true.

“I’m so happy this morning but what I really want to make clear to you as well, all of you listening, just because it’s my name you hear, there’s a big group of people behind.

“I have a great team, brilliant people, I’m going to reel off a few names and some of them are here today. All of them will be working here in the coming days."

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