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Katy Johnston to replace Garry Spence on Capital Scotland Drive

Garry Spence has just announced his replacement on Capital Scotland Drive ahead of his move to Cylde 1 to host the same show. The Capital show will be hosted by Katy J, who already co-hosts the programme alongside Garry. The 24-year-old from Aberdeen has been on the show for the last few months and goes solo from January 2nd. Speaking about her brand new Capital Scotland Drive show, Katy J said: “I can’t wait to get started – it’s a total dream come true! I have listened to Capital for years and love the station. I’m buzzing to get stuck in and share all the exciting things we’ve got planned for the new show!” ...

Publication date: 13.12.2019

Rochelle Humes takes a break from Heart radio show

Heart weekend presenter Rochelle Humes is taking a break from the station to concentrate on television work. Rochelle started a weekend show on Heart in January 2018 after covering the Big Top 40 with her husband Marvin Humes. The Saturdays singer also co-hosted the Global Awards in 2019 along side Roman Kemp and Myleene Klass. Rochelle told RadioToday: “It doesn’t really feel like goodbye as I’ll continue to see all of the regular Heart presenters and producers that I can now call my friends...

Publication date: 13.12.2019

Panjab Radio to cease broadcasting on national DAB

Panjab Radio has taken the decision to stop broadcasting nationally via the Sound Digital DAB multiplex. The station will be removed tonight at midnight, three years after it joined. Panjab Radio’s Managing Director Surjit Singh Ghuman MBE told RadioToday it’s been tough to sustain the national service due to a number of reasons. Surjit points out there are a number of local community stations competing with commercial radio in their field, which have lower overheads so can offer lower advertising rates, and because of the financial climate within the radio industry in whole...

Publication date: 12.12.2019

Christmas specials planned at former Wireless stations

The stations formerly known as Wireless Local have created a number of special programmes to broadcast across their Christmas schedules. The group’s in-house team of producers & programmers have created shows with Chris Kamara, Robbie Williams, Tom Walker and Rick Astley that will feature on their schedules over the Christmas and New Year holiday. Robbie Williams, Rick Astley and ‘Christmas Kamara’ are on air on Christmas Day and Tom Walker presents his own one hour special on Boxing Day...

Publication date: 11.12.2019

John Humphrys joins Classic FM on a permanent basis

Classic FM’s new Sunday schedule for 2020 includes former BBC Radio 4 host John Humphrys presenting a weekly programme and the end of the Classic FM Chart. From 5th January, John Humphrys will be on-air each Sunday from 3pm to 5pm sharing his own stories and reflections on his favourite composers and their music. Charlotte Hawkins, who currently hosts that slot, will present a new Sunday night edition of Smooth Classics at Seven, keeping her Young Classical Star feature but in a new time slot...

Publication date: 11.12.2019

Former Radio City host Scott Hughes joins Virgin Radio Anthems

Former Radio City afternoon drive presenter Scott Hughes has joined Virgin Radio Anthems to host the weekday afternoon show. Scott took over the programme on November 25th and can be heard on the national digital station Monday to Friday from 2pm till 6pm slot and Saturday mornings from 10am. Talking about his new show, Scott Hughes told RadioToday: “I’m so happy to have joined such an amazing team of people, and to be on a station that plays such great music. I’m very excited about the future of the Virgin Radio UK stations in 2020.”...

Publication date: 09.12.2019

Martin and Su from Heart Essex join Radio Essex

Radio Essex has just announced former Heart Essex Breakfast presenters Martin Day & Su Harrison are joining the station for Breakfast. The pair left the local Heart station earlier this year when the breakfast show went networked with Jamie Theakston and Amanda Holden. Martin and Su will replace Chris and Abbie who move to Drive, replacing Paul Lovett who moves to weekends and cover. Chris and Abbie made the announcement just after the 8am news on Monday morning, followed by the song (Take Another Little) Piece of my Heart by Beverley Knight...

Publication date: 09.12.2019

Roman Kemp makes appearance at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Last night a video message from Roman Kemp was played out at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball with the crowd shouting out “TEAM ROMAN!”. Fans in the audience were surprised to see a message from Roman, who, at the time the video played out, was in the final 4 of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Roman recorded a special message for Capital listeners before he went into the jungle on the off-chance he made it this far in the show. The message played out on the big screens of the O2 to the 16,000 crowd. Capital’s Will Manning asked the crowd: “Who wants Roman Kemp to win tomorrow night?” ...

Publication date: 08.12.2019

Jordan & Perri get Saturday Breakfast on KISS

Bauer has revealed a number of changes to the weekend schedules on KISS, KISSTORY and KISS Fresh. On KISS, Diversity stars Jordan & Perri will front a brand new Saturday breakfast show from 9am, as they move from Sunday evening. A presenter known only as Alex will now present Jordan & Perri’s former Sunday evening 7pm till 1pm slot. Weekday drive presenter Tyler joins the weekend line-up with a brand new chart show, The KISS Hot 40, every Sunday from 5pm...

Publication date: 04.12.2019

BBC Radio 1 announces 35 lucky presenters getting a one-off show

BBC Radio 1 received over a thousand entries after asking for demos from anyone with any radio experience back in October. Among those taking a step away from their day jobs to host on Radio 1 are Jessica Maciel, a tattoo studio owner from Dublin, Dave Holt, a shop manager from Birkenhead, and Stuart Millar, a PhD student and research engineer from Belfast. Joining them is 21 year-old Gregor Davidson from Aberdeen, who will present on Radio 1 on Boxing Day, marking exactly one year to the day since he hosted his first ever radio...

Publication date: 04.12.2019