Shelagh Fogarty Biography
Shelagh Fogarty is a skilled British journalist and radio and television presenter. She previously co-hosted the BBC Radio 5 Live breakfast show with Nicky Campbell and currently hosts the LBC afternoon show.
Shelagh Fogarty Age
How old is Fogarty? She is 56 years old as of 2023. She was born on 13 January 1966 in Liverpool, England. Fogarty celebrates her birthday on 13 January every year.
Shelagh Fogarty Education
She attended Mary Help of Christians R.C. High School, a girls’ Catholic grammar school run by the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco. She studied French and Spanish at Durham University, where she graduated in 1988 after spending a year in Barcelona.
Shelagh Fogarty Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Shelagh Fogarty Family
Fogarty’s Irish parents relocated to England in the late 1950s, however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members.
Shelagh Fogarty Husband
She likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she is in a relationship or not.
Shelagh Fogarty Children
Fogarty likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Shelagh Fogarty Career
Alongside Nicky Campbell, Shelagh co-hosted BBC Five Live’s Lunchtime Show and she co-hosted Five Live’s Breakfast Show, where they received multiple Sony Radio Awards. During this time, she conducted interviews with the country’s top politicians, athletes, musicians, and actors. Shelagh excels at live outside broadcasting and has covered some of the world’s most important events both internationally and in the UK.
In addition, she has a talent for making politics and hard-hitting news stories reachable to the broadest possible audience, thanks to her dever, sometimes irreverent sense of humor. Shelagh began her career as a broadcast journalist for the BBC.
She got her skills across the United Kingdom, reporting and producing for various BBC Radio and TV regions, including Radio Four and BBC North West, on programs such as The World at One, PM, Sunday Service, and Euronews.
Her career included anchoring coverage of the American presidential elections, broadcasting live from St Peter’s Square in Rome for Pope John Paul II’s funeral, and reporting from Thailand on the devastation caused by the Boxing Day tsunami.
She is a compassionate and thoughtful journalist and was invited to cover the live service commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster at Anfield, and she has covered the James Bulger murder trial and the Madrid train bombings.
Shelagh Fogarty BBC
An experienced presenter and writer, Shelagh have been a guest reporter for ITV on Tonight with Trevor McDonald, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, This Morning, and BBC’s The One Show as a skillful presenter. Moreover, she regulates and contributes to the Daily Telegraph, Total Politics, and The Tablet. Shelagh is a skilled and entertaining corporate event host. With years of live radio broadcasting experience under her belt, she is unfazed by situations, guests, or audiences.
She was among the reporters on flotilla for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, broadcast from Argentina for the anniversary of the Falkland Islands, and hosted daily Paralympic coverage from the 2016 Rio Games. Furthermore, she covered Madonna’s wedding to Guy Ritchie but also exclusively broke the story for Five Live that an intruder had hidden for days in the cathedral organ to film Rocco Ritchie’s christening. Shelagh, who isn’t afraid to tackle it for the sake of broadcasting, camped all night for the World Scout Jamboree in an Essex field with over 40,000 scouts.
Shelagh Fogarty Salary|Net Worth
Fogarty has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Shelagh Fogarty Social Media Platforms
Fogarty is very active on social media platforms and has over 111.6k k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.