During her television news career she has presented News After Noon, the early evening 5:40 News, the Nine O'Clock News, the Weekend News and the Six O'Clock News. Moira has also presented a variety of programmes on radio and television including The Quincy Jones Story, the Best of Jazz, Open Forum and The Holiday Programme.
Moira was voted "Best Newscaster of the Year" in 1988 by the TV and Radio Industries Club Awards, and, in 1989, "Best Television Personality" by the Women of Achievement Awards. In 1994 Moira was named "Best Female Television Personality" by the Black Journalists' Association, and in 1997 "Best Media Personality" by The Voice newspaper.
In 2001 Moira was awarded the OBE, and in 2002 the EMMA Awards named her "Media Personality of the Year".