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BBC Breakfast star Naga Munchetty shares happy news with fans

Naga celebrated on Twitter

Gemma Strong

Naga Munchetty was in for a happy surprise on Wednesday!

The talented 45-year-old received an award for her work on BBC Breakfast – and took to Twitter to celebrate her success.

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Naga received the Eastern Eye Award for Best Presenter, with the newspaper describing her as "a much admitted and accomplished journalist and broadcaster renown for her calmness, fairness and unflappability".

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Reposting the announcement, Naga wrote: "An honour – Thank you very much! X."

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Her fans were quick to applaud her success, with one writing: "Well deserved, Naga is by far the best morning TV presenter across all channels, by a country mile, she has everything a presenter should have ( my opinion)."

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Naga celebrated her success with fans on Twitter

A second told the star: "You can't earn enough accolades Naga, love your work! You're a special person and much appreciated. Well done and best wishes."

And a third noted: "Well done Naga, always first class reporting with a great sense of humour."

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Naga has a busy work life. She hosts Radio 5 Live in the mid-morning slot three days a week, Mondays to Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm, and co-hosts BBC Breakfast with Charlie Stayt from Thursdays to Saturdays.

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The star was honoured for her work on BBC Breakfast

She recently reached out to a member of the public who had been due to appear on her radio show.

Naga received a message on Twitter from user Grassroots Coach, which read: "Sorry to @TVNaga01 – I was going to be on your show this morning regarding the huge problems with teenage kids and their schoolwork.

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"In the end, I was too upset and just couldn't face talking about it. Apologies again to you and the guy who phoned me."

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Naga pictured with her husband, James Haggar

Upon seeing the apologetic message on Twitter, Naga sent a touching reply. "Sending my best wishes. Your wellbeing is far more important than a conversation on the radio.

"No need to apologise at all. Please take care X."

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