Alex Jones: Wales to the One Show

Alex Jones
Image caption Already a veteran of Welsh-language television, Alex Jones will next be warming The One Show sofa

Alex Jones has been named as the BBC's replacement host for the one Show after Christine Bleakley's departure.

Already an established television presenter within her home nation of Wales, she is relatively unknown in the rest of the UK.

The 32-year-old, who hails from Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, is a veteran of the Welsh-language television channel, S4C.

Her credits over 10 years include a travel, style and sports shows.

Last year, the Western Mail newspaper voted her Wales' 30th sexiest woman.

A Welsh speaker, she co-hosted a chat show with former Wales rugby player Jonathan Davies during the 2010 Six Nations Championship.

Her television career began after she studied theatre, film and TV at Aberystwyth University, sitting her her finals in Magaluf where she was appearing as a contestant on the Sky One show Prickly Heat with Davina McCall.

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