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Sangita Myska is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster working on national radio and television.

She is a presenter and editorial lead at the national news and current affairs radio station LBC. Her live, unscripted, show airs every Saturday and Sunday between 1pm to 4pm. The show tackles topics from politics, the NHS and education policy to race and women’s rights. She has gained a loyal audience with her direct approach to interviewing politicians and her conversational style with listeners. She also deputises for her colleague Shelagh Fogarty on the weekday LBC show and is a regular panellist on ‘Jeremy Vine on Channel 5’ and ‘Lorraine’ on ITV.

Since arriving at LBC, Sangita has won Current Affairs presenter of the Year at the 2023 ACTA Awards. Numerous video clips from her LBC shows have gone viral including when Tobias Ellwood MP, after a robust interview, changed his mind about abstaining on the House of Commons Privileges committee report live on air. Another clip featured listener ‘Jerry from Lowestoft’ who claimed that Rishi Sunak’s South Asian heritage meant he should not be Britain’s Prime Minister. Sangita’s calm dissection of the caller’s motives received widespread praise. The clip sparked worldwide debate about identity, politics and belonging and featured on Trevor Noah’s Daily Show in the United States as well as bulletins in India, Canada, the Caribbean and Australia. 

Before joining LBC, Sangita was the presenter, co-creator, and editorial lead of BBC Radio 4's "Positive Thinking," a series that sought solutions to entrenched social, political, educational, and environmental problems in Britain. In 2019, her reporting on the ‘Grenfell Tower Inquiry Podcast’ was described as a ‘significant contribution’ to winning the Best Current Affairs Category at the British Podcast Awards.

Sangita spent 17 years as a BBC National News TV and Radio Correspondent, working on many major news stories and award-winning undercover investigations. She was the first UK journalist to infiltrate a human trafficking gang working across EU borders and was awarded one of ‘Europe’s Top 50 Most Influential People 2008’ by the Financial Times’ sister magazine, European Voice. The 2008 report into child trafficking was credited with helping to influence the setting up of UN Gift (United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking). She was subsequently invited to the United Nations and the OSCE, to work on initiatives to encourage better reporting practice around vulnerable children and adults. 

At the BBC, Sangita has covered the Westminster Terror Attacks, the Dover Lorry Crisis, State Visits (President Obama, Pope Benedict and President Sarkozy, protests), and the Royal weddings of Harry and Meghan, and Kate and William as well as a string of high-profile trials and inquests involving Rolf Harris, Ben Kinsella, and the ‘Spy in the Bag’ Gareth Williams. She has worked abroad as the BBC’s South Asia Correspondent based in Delhi during an intense period of news including, the first military conflict between the two nuclear nations in decades and the biggest democratic exercise on earth: the Indian General Election.

Sangita has written and presented for Radio and Television BBC and co-created podcasts for BBC Sounds – ‘Addicted to Sex’ and ‘Positive Thinking the Podcast’. She has reported and presented primetime Current Affairs and Travel programmes ‘The Real Story with Fiona Bruce’, ‘Holiday’ and ‘Summer Holiday’ for BBC 1 and BBC2. She was honoured as Asian Woman of the Year 2012 for her undercover criminal investigations in the series, 'Lifting the Bonnet' and her live reporting during the London Riots. Sangita also received Journalist of the Year at the 2017 Art, Culture and Theatre Awards (ACTAs). 

Sangita graduated with a Law and Politics degree from the University of Birmingham. She was a researcher and runner before winning a place on the prestigious BBC Trainee Reporter Scheme. She has lived and worked across the UK and abroad. Away from work, she’s travelled extensively across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. In 2009, Sangita took a sabbatical to work for an innovative educational charity operating in India’s urban slums.

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