We explore Sonja McLaughlan’s age and more about the BBC News sports presenter’s background.
Sonja McLaughlan has been one of BBC News’ most popular sports presenters since she joined the team in the 1990s.
The weekend of 27 February 2021 has seen an outpouring of support for McLaughlan, who faced Twitter backlash after her post-match interview with England rugby player Owen Farrell.
Who is Sonja McLaughlan?
Sonja McLaughlan is a sports presenter and journalist from East Molesey, England.
She joined the BBC in 1988 as a trainee and became a news producer on Radio Sussex.
McLaughlan became the first woman to produce BBC Radio’s rugby union coverage. Throughout her years in the industry, we have also seen Sonja McLaughlan present at the 2012 Paralympics, the London Marathon, the Boat Race and from every Olympic games since Atlanta in 1996.
Sonja McLaughlan: Age
Sonja McLaughlan has never confirmed her birth year, but we do know that she is in her 50s.
This means that it’s likely that Sonja McLaughlan was born in the mid- to late-1960s.
She was born on 9 September. This makes her a Virgo. McLaughlan can often be found tweeting about her love of birthdays and Virgos.
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