Moyles to host brand new Radio 1 breakfast show
1 announced today (Tuesday 7 October) that Chris Moyles will be
hosting a brand new breakfast show from early 2004.
change to the schedule will see the current host Sara Cox taking
over Chris's weekday afternoon slot from 3.00 to 5.45pm.
1 Controller, Andy Parfitt, said of the move: "I am absolutely
delighted that Chris has agreed to host the new breakfast show.
was my first and only choice as successor to Sara who has done a
great job over the last three and a half years. In a market that
is getting more competitive by the month, I think Chris is going
to be just what our audience is looking for."
added: "I am really chuffed – I've said for ages that
I am the saviour of Radio 1, now it looks I am finally going to
have the chance to prove it!"
Cox said: "I have had a great time doing the breakfast show
over the last few years but I have to say the thought of finally
being able to have a lie-in is extremely appealing."
to the schedule will take place in January 2004. The exact date
has yet to be confirmed.
- Chris Moyles takes over the Radio 1 breakfast show at 7.00am on
Monday 5 January 2004
Moyles and Sara
Cox are available.
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