Moira Clare Ruby Stuart is a British presenter, who was the first African-Caribbean female news reporter to appear on British television.
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1. Stuart was born in the Royal Free Hospital, London, on September 2, 1949 to Dominican-Barbadian African-Caribbean parents.
2. She was educated in London until she was 13, attending Our Lady’s Convent RC High School, Stamford Hill. She then moved with her family to Bermuda for a while, returning at the age of 15 to London, where she attended college.
3. Stuart began working with the BBC in the 1970s and was a production assistant in the radio Talks and Documentaries department.
4. She was a continuity announcer and news reporter for both BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 2.
5. In 1980, she played Darong in series one of game show The Adventure Game. She moved to television news in 1981.
6. In a career that spans more than three decades, Stuart presented television news and radio programs for the BBC, she also worked as a newsreader for The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio.
7. In March 2014, Stuart began hosting the Sunday late-night BBC Radio 2 program Music Until Midnight, a slot that previously broadcast David Jacobs’ long-running easy-listening program.
8. Stuart has served on various boards and judging panels including Amnesty International, the Royal Television Society, BAFTA, United Nations Association, the Orange Prize, the London Fair Play Consortium, the Human Genetics Advisory Commission, the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, and the Grierson Trust.