Moira Stuart's career in radio and television spans more than two decades. She started her BBC career as a production assistant in Radio's Talks and Documentaries department in the 1970’s, before moving on to become a BBC Radio 4 announcer, newsreader and programme presenter. Moira moved to television news in 1981 to become the first female African-Caribbean newsreader, presenting every type of BBC News bulletin before leaving in 2007.
Moira has presented many programmes on radio and television including Strong and Sassy: Inspiring Women of Jazz and Best Of Jazz on Radio 2, BBC1’s The Holiday Programme and Have I Got News For You!. She featured in BBC1’s Who Do You Think You Are? and made a memorable appearance as herself in Extras in 2006.
Moira has served on various boards and judging panels including Amnesty International, The Royal Television Society, BAFTA, the Human Genetics Advisory Commission, the Orange Prize for Literature, the BUPA Communications Panel, the Queen's Anniversary Prize, and the Grierson Trust.