Naga Munchetty reacts to BBC Breakfast colleague's promotion after host's show absence

Naga Munchetty, 47, took to Twitter and congratulated her colleague Katie Saoirse Bryson after they shared some exciting news yesterday. It comes after the regular BBC Breakfast presenter returned to BBC Radio 5 Live on Wednesday after being absent in recent days.

Taking to the micro-blogging site, Katie announced she had been promoted to a Senior Technical Operator on the daily news programme.

She penned: “Very chuffed to be promoted to a Senior Technical Operator with the @BBCBreakfast & @BBCNWT team.”

Katie also shared a screenshot of her offer letter before being inundated with congratulatory messages from notable members of the BBC team.

Naga was one of the first to respond, as she gushed: “Congratulations! xx”

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Social media users reacted, as Twitter user @andyllandelio wrote: “Thought you’d gone on some sort of holiday. Nice to hear you back on air.”

@PeterC commented: “Another great show. Supurb.”

Earlier this week, BBC Radio DJ Nick Bright announced he would be fronting Naga’s show in her absence.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, he penned: “Looking after things for @TVNaga01 on @bbc5live until 1. Loving all @Lionesses reaction on the show this morning.”