Jan 2018 RadioWorks Blog
The new Year has called for stations to tweak their schedules, and with so many changes, we thought it would be useful to highlight the most recent updates!
KISS – KISS has launched two new online on-demand channels: KISS Jams and KISS Grime, which are available through the KISS Kube app. On-air, Tom Green and Sam Darlaston have joined the station. Tom will host the evening 7-11pm Sunday – Thursday show and Vlogger Sam, the 2015 winner of KISS Chosen One is set to present a new show on KISS main brand from 11pm-2am Sunday to Thursday. KISS Fresh is also investing in a host of new shows from specialist DJs Tiffany Calver, DJ S.K.T, DJ Hype and Rude Kid. The presenters will join the station to champion fresh and new music across hip-hop and grime.
Virgin Radio – Eddy Temple-Morris is taking over the weekday mid-morning slot on digital station Virgin Radio, replacing Jamie East. Jamie is off to cover the afternoon show on talkRADIO until April.
talkRadio – Eamonn Holmes is joining talkRADIO to host the afternoon drivetime show, as Julia Hartley-Brewer moves to the weekday breakfast slot. Eamonn will do the 4-7pm slot from today (15th January), replacing Sam Delaney. Julia Hartley-Brewer replaces Paul Ross, who’s been on the breakfast show since its launch in 2016. Paul will start a new overnight show 1-5am on weekdays. Mike Graham takes over Julia’s old 10am-1pm slot, while Jon Holmes is replaced on afternoons for the next three months by Jamie East as mentioned above. There’s a new early breakfast show too, with former LBC host James Max at 5am weekdays.
Heart & Radio X – Over at Heart, Rochelle Humes has landed a new weekend show on Heart, whilst Danny Wallace is covering Russell Brand’s Sunday morning show.