Shelagh Fogarty

Inside Biography


Shelagh Fogarty was born on 13th of January, 1966 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. She was born as the youngest child of her Irish parents. She grew up with her parents along with her brothers and sisters. She was very close to her sister Ann. She was very much interested in journalism and always wanted to be a journalist since her childhood.

Career and path

Shelagh Fogarty initially joined Mary help of Christians R.C. High School on Stonebridge Lane in Croxteth. It is a girls' Catholic grammar school. Later, she studied French and Spanish at Durham University and graduated from there in the year 1988. Shelagh Fogarty worked as a BBC trainee at Radio Humberside, Radio Guernsey, Radio Bristol, Radio Sheffield, and Radio Merseyside.

In the year 1994, she joined Radio 4 and went to freelance in 1999. After that, Shelagh Fogarty moved on to Radio 5 Live. She co-presented Weekend Breakfast before she co-hosted the Breakfast program. She took over from Gabby Logan on the lunchtime show in the year 2011.

Shelagh Fogarty had a gun pointed at her and her film crew in January 2008. She was pointed with the gun while she was filming a report for ITV’s Tonight with Trevor McDonald, in Croxteth. She swam a mile in The Serpentine in Hyde Park for Sports Relief 2010 in the same year.

Shelagh Fogarty announced to leave Radio 5 Live in July 2014. It was announced that she would join the station to present it's 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm weekday slot in December 2014. She won Sony Silver Award as Best News and Current Affairs Programme with Nicky Campbell for the 5 Live Breakfast program.

During 2005 strike, Shelagh Fogarty crossed picket lines and put herself into a controversy. She went on air live, without co-presenter Nicky Campbell at 7:00 a.m. on the day of the strike. Also, she chastised rock band Rage Against the Machine for their use of profanity during a 2009 December show. Currently, she presents the afternoon program on LBC.

Marriage and personal life

As reported by the media, Shelagh Fogarty has not married yet and thus doesn’t have a husband or a child. She might be too busy with her work as a journalist or she might not have wanted to disclose her personal affairs to the general public. She is not a lesbian but is a straight female.

Fact, bio, and height

Shelagh Fogarty stands smart, tall, and beautiful with a height of five feet and eight inches. She looks chubby but has a charismatic personality. Her net worth is estimated to be above $1.2 million acc u mulated from her high salary as a radio and television presenter. The bio of very talented, smart, and famous Shelagh Fogarty can also be found in Wikipedia, twitter, IMDb and more.

by Bchrome, 13 Jan, 2017

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