Naga Munchetty bids farewell after BBC co-star quits after 16 years

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Naga Munchetty bid farewell to her BBC co-star Jonathan Blake, who has quit his job at the broadcaster after 16 years.

The BBC Breakfast presenter shared her tribute on Twitter, telling Jonathan she was thrilled to chat with him on the programme before he left.

BBC News correspondent Jonathan penned: “Some news from me… After 16 years at the BBC and two decades as a journalist it’s time for change and a new challenge.

“Tough to say goodbye to so many fab friends and colleagues but thrilled to be joining the brilliant team at @HeadlandComms very soon!” (sic)

Naga was quick to reply: “Congratulations! At least we get to chat to you @BBCBreakfast this morning before you go. x”

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Jonathan joked back: “Thank you Naga! Yes, not quite done yet.”

BBC Breakfast host Ben Thompson also sent his good luck wishes, he said “End of an era! Happy days as trainees all those years ago…!”

Sima Kotecha went on to add: “Jonathan – what a loss to the BBC. You’re a brilliant journalist and will be missed. Sure you’ll kick a** in the new job. Wish you all the best – not that you’ll need it. Sx.”

Jon Kay shared: “All the very best for the future, Jonathan. Great working with you.”

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Jonathan replied: “Thank you, Jon! will miss the morning chats on Breakfast.”

Jonathan spent 17 years at the BBC starting out as a US reporter on Radio 1 Newsbeat.

He was a presenter on the World Services for seven months before being appointed a political correspondent in March 2018.

BBC Breakfast airs daily at 6am on BBC One.

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