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Part of the BBC presentation team for the London Olympics 2012, Sonali also co-presents British Olympic Dreams. During her time at the BBC Sonali has also covered the Commonwealth Games, the Cricket World Cup, the Boat Race, the London Marathon, the Epsom Derby, the Royal Wedding and Wimbledon. All this was on top of her day job – the BAFTA award-winning Newsround which she presented for five years.

Sonali began her professional broadcasting career in radio, in early 2002, she joined the BBC World Service as a producer, but quickly established herself as a presenter of World Business Report and The World Today.

In 2003, Sonali moved to Radio 5 live to help launch Jeff Randall’s Weekend Business, which went on to win a Sony Radio award. As well as reporting for Weekend Business, Sonali became a regular business presenter on the network, fronting Wake Up to Money and 5 live Money on Breakfast, Simon Mayo and Drive.

Sonali will be part of the BBC presentation team for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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