Born in Streatham, London to Indian parents, Naga Munchetty was a pupil of Graveney School. She studied English literature and language at Leeds University. Naga Munchetty’s television career began as a reporter for Reuters Financial Television, after which she worked as a senior producer for CNBC Europe, a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News and a presenter on Bloomberg Television.
Naga Munchetty joined Working Lunch after the show was revamped in October 2008 and stayed with the programme until it finished in July 2010. Naga Munchetty has hosted Radio 4’s Money Box. She also reports from the City for BBC News, gauging the reaction to breaking financial stories such as the Budget, and the Pre-Budget Report.
Since August 2010, Naga Munchetty has presented early morning bulletins (UKT) on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News. She is a regular presenter on BBC One’s Breakfast. Naga Munchetty co-hosted The Spending Review – The South Today Debate on BBC One with Sally Taylor in September 2010.
Naga Munchetty also presented Paranormal Investigation: Live on Living on 30 – 31 October 2010 to celebrate Hallowe’en.