“I was so surprised to be asked to take part – I never thought I’d have the courage to say yes, but it would be simply silly to turn down the chance to learn to dance with a professional. I’m going to give it my very best and enjoy what’s bound to be a great adventure. I am equally excited, nervous and scared – I can’t wait to start training!” said Naga.
The presenter has actually known she’d be on the show since February saying: “You can’t tell anyone – you know what it’s like and it’s all part of the excitement of finding out who’s going to be on.”
And she’s already got her eye on a partner.
“I’d really like Karen – she’s a pocket rocket, full of fire, and I think she’d be able to whip me into shape. “
Naga joined the BBC in 2008 presenting Working Lunch, on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News. Naga has been a regular presenter on BBC Breakfast since 2009.