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Dan Walker shares first look at new Channel 5 job after begging BBC Breakfast for return

Dan Walker has given fans a glimpse inside his new job after quitting BBC Breakfast for Channel 5.The TV presenter bid farewell to the BBC last week as he hosted his last Breakfast broadcast alongside co-star Sally Nugent, who fought back tears during the emotional send-off on Tuesday (May 17).He announced the news he was leaving the BBC last month, where he admitted leaving the BBC had been a "massive decision" for him given how much he loves his colleagues.Dan has accepted a deal to host Channel 5's revamped 5 News bulletin show, which will also see him front a range of non-news shows across the channel.However, it's now all about his next move and Dan has given his followers a first look at his new role. The former Football Focus host and Strictly star took to his social media pages to share a photo of himself at the Channel 5 studio which will be his new home.Looking smart in a suit in the black and white snap, Dan told his thousands of followers: "Had a little look around my new TV home today.

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Is this Carol Kirkwood’s mystery fiancé after BBC Breakfast star announces engagement on air?
BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood delighted viewers when she revealed her engagement news live on Monday’s programme.However, she left us all intrigued by keeping mum on the identity of her new fiancé.The TV star was presenting live from the Chelsea Flower Show while noticeably sporting a new ring on her left hand, prompting her colleagues Sally Nugent and Jon Kay to probe her on the jewellery.‘I’m a bit concerned about how you’re standing up with a giant rock on that left hand,’ Sally joked.‘Thank you, Sal! It is rather nice,’ Carol said before blurting out: ‘I got engaged!’Although Carol went into detail surrounding the proposal (over a picnic), she did not reveal the name or any details of her partner.Now photos have emerged that could answer that question, taken in July last year.In the pictures, Carol is seen holding hands with a tall grey-haired man in shorts, T-shirt and a facemask as they exit a supermarket together.The pair were then seen smiling in a grey car together as they left.A source has claimed that this gentleman is Carol’s mystery fiancé, with the pair known to have been in a relationship since around 2016.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video‘They’ve been an item for quite a while and are still together,’ the insider told MailOnline.
BBC Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood hits back at Dan Walker after engagement response
BBC Breakfast weathergirl Carol Kirkwood didn't hesitate to let her former co-star Dan Walker know her true feelings as she hit back at him over his response to her engagement.Carol announced she is engaged to her mystery man on yesterday's instalment of the morning show (May 23), when she explained her now-fiancé proposed while they were enjoying a picnic on holiday.She left her co-presenters Sally Nugent and Jon Kay swooning over the good news, and received congratulations from her loyal legion of fans.But despite that, she got a rather "cheeky" response from pal Dan Walker, who left the BBC last Tuesday (May 17) for pastures new at Channel 5.Dan wrote to Carol: "Carol Kirkwood is the best of us."Delighted she has found someone who can handle her headlock hugs. Congratulations Carol."Dan added at the time: "If you get married live on #BBCBreakfast can I come back for a one off? @carolkirkwood."Which is when Carol fired back: "Dan!!! Cheeky!!! You told me you loved these headlock hugs!!! xxx."Carol clearly saw the funny side, adding a string of cry-laughing and red love heart emojis to her post on Twitter.And Dan clearly didn't mind those tight hugs either, as he responded: "They are the best."It comes as Dan gave viewers their first glimpse at his new Channel 5 home, posting a black-and-white snap of himself in what looks to be a swish studio.Though he looked a little nervous, Dan seemed pleased with his surroundings as he wrote to his legions of fans: "I had a little look around my new TV home today.
'Late night Naga?' BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty apologises over awkward show blunder
Naga Munchetty, 47, looked amazing on BBC Breakfast today as she sported a tight-fitted dark blue jumpsuit, however, this did not stop her slipping up on this morning's show.The presenter announced the time four hours ahead, causing many fans to be very puzzled. this morning.The presenter announced the time on the show as they came back from a short clip.She said: "It is in fact 11 minutes past 11."However, the time in fact was only 8.11am, causing many viewers an element of stress this Thursday morning.Many social media users took to Twitter to call out the presenter for her awkward blunder, leaving Naga to apologise.Penticost_kathy said, along with a clip of the on-air mistake: "@TVNaga01 you read the time wrong I had to double take at the time."SKingdonWard added: "@BBCBreakfast @TVNaga01 Did I just hear Naga saying it was 11 minutes past 11, or have I not woken up properly yet?!"Jonesy68 commented: "@TVNaga01 11 minutes past 11 Naga! Its only 8 o clock!" (sic)RodVeganPower then joked: "@TVNaga01 11 minutes past 11? Late night Naga?"Naga replied to all in view of her 270,700 followers: "Sorry!"The presenter is not the only BBC Breakfast show host to slip up in the last week.Former presenter Dan Walker "forgot" to set his alarm on his last week on the programme.Along with a picture of him and Sally Nugent, as well as a close-up of his footwear choice and purple socks, Dan told his followers what had happened.In view of his 755,800 Twitter followers, he penned: "My last ever Wednesday on #BBCBreakfast and guess what? I forgot to set my alarms for the first time in 6 years."Thankfully the body clock kicked in and I wasn’t too late.
'The future right there!' Dan Walker weighs in on his BBC Breakfast 'replacement'
Dan Walker took to Twitter and addressed his temporary replacement on BBC Breakfast today.The broadcaster had been co-hosting the show alongside Sally Nugent, but is now moving across to present the news on Channel 5 after six years on the programme.The 45-year-old spoke about his on-screen replacement on social media after bidding farewell to his BBC colleagues yesterday.Retweeting a post from former co-star Sally, 50, he shared his thoughts, in view of his 758,800 followers, as Jon Kay stepped in and hosted Wednesday's edition.Earlier this morning, Sally had posted a selfie on the breakfast sofa with Jon, who is a BBC News correspondent and regularly presents on Breakfast.“Morning everyone @BBCBreakfast @jonkay01,” Sally wrote with a smiling emoji, next to the photo of them both grinning at the camera.In reaction to the tweet, Dan wrote: “The future right there [fingers crossed emoji] [trophy emoji].”His fans and followers took to the comments section to share their thoughts as many viewers have suggested Jon should be made Dan's permanent replacement.Mike Sullivan wrote: “I love @jonkay01. Great choice if he’s picked to be your successor.“Although, have the BBC allowed you to do what Man Utd allowed Fergie to do & pick who takes over??” he added with a grimace emoji (sic).“@jonkay01 has done a great job on the show and fully deserves being your replacement,” added Doug Sanders.Serenity Knutsford added: “It would be very well deserved.
BBC Breakfast's Sally Nugent teases she matched with BBC co-star on Tinder before show
BBC Breakfast star Jon Kay joked he'd matched with his co-star Sally Nugent on a dating app like Tinder after Dan Walker left the channel.The presenter stepped in to replace his colleague Dan on Wednesday (May 18), which meant it was him hosting Breakfast with Sally.It comes as Walker has left the BBC after 13 years for a lead anchor job at rival broadcaster Channel 5.Dan bid farewell to the BBC when he hosted Breakfast for the last time on Tuesday (May 17), but it meant there was a spot left open on the famous red sofa next to Sally.There has been tons of speculation as to who the BBC will confirm as Dan's replacement, with names such as Jon, Victoria Derbyshire and Carl Kirkwood being tossed into the ring.Jon and Sally gave an update on Dan's replacement during Wednesday's show, where they confirmed Jon would be presenting the programme for a "few weeks".Jon said he heard Sally needed company on the sofa and that he'd got a text inviting him to come on the show.He then quipped he got the gig by having "swiped right" on Sally on Tinder and matching with the presenter on the dating app.Sally welcomed Jon as she reflected on Dan's last day as she admitted "we had a big day yesterday".She said: "We said goodbye to Dan Walker, who's off to pastures new, but we now have Jon Kay who's here to keep me company for a little while, I hope."Jon said: "A few weeks, certainly. I heard you needed company," to which Sally agreed: "I definitely like company.
Dan Walker and Louise Minchin 'break lifetime rule' as they reunite on BBC Breakfast
Dan Walker had an emotional reunion with his former BBC Breakfast co-host Louise Minchin.He was hosting his final ever Breakfast show on Tuesday morning (May 17) alongside co-host Sally Nugent, but his last programme didn't come without a surprise visit from his good pal Louise.Dan and Louise used to present BBC Breakfast for years together before she finally left the broadcaster in September after almost 20 years with the broadcaster.Sally had already teased "one or two surprises" for Dan during the show, and she was excited to reveal Louise was waiting for Dan in the studio on Tuesday.She said: "There is one very special person though, that you have shared the sofa with more than anyone else over the last few years, and she's here. Morning, Louise Minchin!"Louise then ran onto set before sharing an affectionate hug with a cheering Dan.She asked: "Are we going to break the rule of a lifetime?", to which Dan answered: "Let's hug it out."An excited Louise cried out: "Oh my gosh!" as they embraced on air and Dan said she looked "gorgeous".Louise later explained: "I say break the habit of a lifetime because all the years we sat next to eachother, we never touched."Sally asked: "Not even like a little finger..." as Louise branded it "super awkward".Dan said it was lovely to see her again before Louise told him it was an "absolute pleasure" to greet him in the studio again - although she admitted it was "emotional" for her.
BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker told 'you'll be back in three months' by Sally Nugent
BBC Breakfast star Sally Nugent told her co-host Dan Walker that he'll soon leave Channel 5 and return to his old job at the BBC.The presenter predicted it will only take a matter of 3 months before Dan will leave his new post and return to the BBC as he'll "miss" his old station too much.Dan is set to leave the BBC after 13 years with the broadcaster and six years hosting BBC Breakfast.He's set to become a lead anchor on rival broadcaster Channel 5, where he'll front the channel's revamped bulletin news show 5 News and also host non-news shows across the station.Dan spoke to Sally about his upcoming career move on Monday (May 16) ahead of his last day hosting BBC Breakfast on Tuesday.Raising the topic in front of their viewers, Sally turned to Dan and said: "Talking of Breakfast family...."Dan replied: "Ah, yes," before Sally teased: "One more day...".Walker then insisted he'd be bringing in cakes and biscuits for the team for his final day in the studio.She remarked: "You better!" before revealing she'd brought in "quite a few cakes" for Dan over the last few months.Dan then quipped: "Did you hear our editor shout 'finally!'" in a self-deprecating nod that suggested his team would be delighted to see him go.Walker then said: "You only leave once, don't you? You only leave once," to suggest he wouldn't return to his old Breakfast job.However, Sally clearly wasn't convinced as she said: "Oh, I don't know. Do you? Who knows."Dan shot back: "Am I coming back?" before saying: "We'll see."The former Strictly star went on: "You're anticipating the new job going badly..."Sally then said: "You'll be back.
Dan Walker's BBC replacement to earn £100K a year salary working three days a week
Dan Walker's on-air replacement will receive a payslip of £100,000 per year for a three-day workweek.The presenter, 45, is leaving his seat on the BBC Breakfast segment for a job at Channel 5 news - and now his job is up for grabs.The job advertisement online revealed the successful applicant will be in the BBC's bespoke FP pay band, reserved for “its most senior 100 to 150 on-air presenters”.And the role only requires you to work three days a week.The job, which is based at MediaCityUK in Salford, will include Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as a working pattern.The 26.25 hours a week includes travel time for location work where necessary.The BBC stated they were “seeking a Chief presenter to work with Sally Nugent, Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt on the UK’s most-watched morning show.”The segment is looking for someone who is “authoritative and experienced” as well as “warm and entertaining”.Dan used to work six days a week presenting on-air, but the replacement will only be required to work part-time with a three-day work pattern.BBC released a register of external events detailing how much their talent made outside of the organisation.The former BBC presenter earns almost £300,000 a year while his co-star, Naga, made between £5,000 and £10,000 for hosting an awards ceremony for the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association this year.Dan Walker today had to take over as co-host Sally Nugent was left in tears during this morning's programme.The pair were discussing the heartbreaking post of Deborah James, who is battling advanced bowel cancer.Sally Nugent choked back her tears as she paid tribute to the BBC podcast host, who has been moved to hospice care at home in her final moments.Dan Walker said: "Now,