English television host best known for her work on a popular CBBC children's program called Blue Peter. In 2010, she also hosted an ITV2 reality series called The Xtra Factor.
She studied economics at Robinson College, Cambridge.
In the early 2000s, she hosted such television programs as UK Top 40 and Top of the Pops.
She was born in London to Bangladeshi parents of the Sunni Muslim faith. In 2010 she married English broadcast journalist Charlie Brooker; they have sons: Covey and Huxley.
She presented the 2010 series of Simon Cowell's The Xtra Factor.