Gogglebox star and Queen of the Jungle Scarlett Moffatt has landed herself an exciting new radio role ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in a few weeks time.
Following her stint on Gogglebox and in the jungle, Scarlett Moffatt has gained lots of experience in television and presenting, appearing frequently on daytime TV and shows such as Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. Now the 28-year-old is branching into the world of news reporting too, as she has been recruited by the BBC to cover the royal wedding.
Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on the 19 May, it has been announced that Scarlett will be based at Windsor Castle where she will give live hourly updates on the wedding for BBC Radio 1 listeners.
Scarlett won I’m A Celeb back in 2016 and has gone on to host the popular spin-off show
This isn’t Scarlett’s first radio role, back in January the I’m A Celeb ‘Extra’ Camp presenter revealed that she would be co-hosting a weekly show with Matt Edmondson on Radio One too.
Scarlett was also signed by Global in March to help host Heart over the Easter weekend.
Chris Evans, Alan Carr, Mel Sykes and Zoe Ball will also reporting on the wedding on different BBC stations. Chris’ show will include a special guest while Alan and Melanie’s Radio 2 show will include ‘music and nuptial shout-outs’.
Television coverage will be led by presenters Kirsty Young, Huw Edwards, Dermot O’Leary, Ore Oduba, Anita Rani, Tina Daheley and Alex Jones on BBC One.
On the morning of the ceremony Kirsty and Dermot will be stationed at the moat outside of Windsor Castle. Huw will be on the roof of the Guard Room, within the walls of Windsor Castle.
Speaking about the newly-weds-to-be, Kirsty Young said: ‘They’re a couple who seem to have captured the goodwill of the world. Yet at the heart of this national event is a very personal, modern day love story.’
Meghan and Harry will become husband and wife on 19 May
She continued: ‘It looks set to be a Royal Wedding like no other and I’m very pleased indeed to be part of the BBC One team sharing it with the nation’.
Huw Edwards said that he was equally ecstatic to be a part of the day and was looking forward to being out in the field.
He said: ‘I’m thrilled to be part of the presenting team for the Royal Wedding celebrations. It’s always great to get out from behind the news desk, and with this live day of coverage we’ll be bringing BBC viewers the latest from Windsor as the excitement builds throughout the day’.