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Sian Anderson takes Trevor Nelson’s 1Xtra Saturday show

Trevor Nelson is stepping down from his Saturday slot on 1Xtra to be replaced by Sian Anderson. Trevor will continue to host his Sunday show, but Sian will host Saturday and Friday from 4pm till 7pm. Sian moved to the Friday afternoon slot last year after hosting a Wednesday night show. Previously, Sian has presented several BBC documentaries including ‘Beyond The Music: Grime Photography’.

Publication date: 15.12.2018

Marvin Humes and Kat Shoob leave Big Top 40

Marvin Humes and Kat Shoob are stepping down from hosting the Big Top 40 chart show at Global. Kat has been on the show for almost a decade whilst Marvin joined the countdown to replace Rich Clarke in 2014. The show is currently broadcast across 140 radio stations with an audience each week of 2.2 million, but this will change next month as Bauer and other radio groups stop taking the show. leaving it predominantly on Capital and Heart.

Publication date: 14.12.2018

Tom Green & Daisy Maskell to host KISS Breakfast

KISS evening presenter Tom Green and 4Music television presenter Daisy Maskell are the new hosts of KISS Breakfast. Tom and Daisy will replace Rickie, Melvin & Charlie who are leaving the Bauer station after a decade to join BBC Radio 1. As a result of Tom moving to breakfast, Tyler West will take over the evening show, all from January.

Publication date: 11.12.2018

Emma Bunton takes a break from Heart Breakfast

Heart Breakfast co-presenter Emma Bunton has announced she will be stepping down from the daily show whilst on tour with the Spice Girls next year. On the programme this morning (Monday), Emma confirmed said she won’t be on the programme next year to focus on the reunion tour, her family and other exciting projects, saying it was the hardest thing she’s ever had to do. Emma will still be on-air each Sunday evening from 7pm till 10pm as normal across the Heart network.

Publication date: 10.12.2018

Keeley Hawes made Classic FM’s female station voice

Classic FM has hired actress Keeley Hawes to be the new female voice of the station alongside the actor Robert Lindsay, who is the male voice of the station. Keeley is well known for her part in the BBC’s recent Bodyguard drama, along with top roles in series such as Spooks, Ashes to Ashes, and the ITV comedy-drama The Durrells. Sam Jackson, managing editor of Classic FM, said: “Keeley is one of our most talented and popular actors, and we’re so excited to welcome her to Classic FM...

Publication date: 03.12.2018

Neev to replace Pandora on KISS mid-mornings

More schedule changes are coming to KISS in the new year as presenter Neev is heading back to the mid-morning show replacing Pandora. In addition to the daily morning show, Neev will also present afternoons on digital station KISSTORY. Pandora joins KISS from Capital 18 months ago to replace Neev on mornings, who left to have a baby. KISS’ Group Programme Director, Andy Roberts told RadioToday about the move:...

Publication date: 30.11.2018

BBC Radio 3's Late Junction announces first ever festival

This Is Not This Heat, Curl, Hen Ogledd, Gazelle Twin and more to perform. BBC Radio 3’s flagship adventurous music programme Late Junction has revealed details of its first ever festival, taking place at London’s newest venue EartH, in partnership with the Barbican on 28 February and 1 March 2019. The festival will showcase the breadth of the programme’s ear-expanding output, across two days of live music...

Publication date: 28.11.2018

Magic flips main station to 100% Christmas

Magic Radio will switch to playing all Christmas music from this Friday instead of launching a separate service. Previously, Magic Christmas was in addition to the main station on 105.4 FM in London and DAB nationwide, but this year the festive tunes will replace the usual playlist. The station tweeted the information on Tuesday morning, saying “So, um. This Friday at 9am… we’re going 100% Christmas.”

Publication date: 27.11.2018

Kiss Breakfast team to join Radio 1 for late show

Kiss breakfast trio Rickie, Melvin and Charlie are leaving Bauer to join BBC Radio 1 as hosts of the new weekday late show from next year. They take over the Monday to Thursday 9-11pm slot following the departure of Charlie Sloth last month. Rickie Williams, Melvin Odoom and Charlie Hedges have been on Kiss for the last decade and currently do the biggest commercial radio breakfast show in London.

Publication date: 26.11.2018

6 Music Recommends: Albums of the Year 2018 revealed

IDLES’ album, Joy as an Act of Resistance has topped the list of 6 Music Recommends: Albums of the Year, as announced on Shaun Keaveny’s BBC Radio 6 Music Breakfast Show this morning. The station’s 21 presenters selected their top 2018 album choices which were collated to create a final Top 10. The list represents the wealth of music that can be found on BBC Radio 6 Music from an eclectic range of artists and genres.

Publication date: 26.11.2018