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Sara Cox Profile

A little bit about Sara Cox

Bolton lass Sara joined Radio 1 in 1999 and is now hosting her show every Sunday 10am-1pm.

First off at Radio 1 Sara co-presented a lunchtime show with Emma B. She went on to launch the Sunday Surgery, where she and the team reeled in a Sony Gold. Sara earned her stripes presenting the breakfast show before doing a stint hosting drivetime.

Despite her self-confessed "knock knees", Sara left school with four A-levels for a career in modelling and was soon scouted for television.

Since her first TV job 1994, she's been all over the telly - from showjumping reality show Only Fools And Horses and Top Of The Pops to MTV and Channel 4 shows like The Big Breakfast.

All around the country, Sara's fronted a number of Radio 1 live events, as well as taking her show to Ibiza, Glastonbury and the Radio 1 Love Parade.

Sara's a mum to Lola Anne, Isaac and Renee.