Scott Mills QUITS BBC Radio 1 after 25 years! Presenter is leaving to take over from Steve Wright on R2 – while Chris Stalk also announces his departure
Scott Mills has announced he is leaving BBC Radio 1 after almost 25 years.
The radio presenter, who is the voice of the station’s weekday afternoon slot, will succeed radio legend Steven Wright as the host of his Radio 2 show.
Scott’s co-host Chris Stark also announced on Friday that he will be stepping down from their presenting slot, which airs from 1.30pm until 3pm.
Time to move on! Scott Mills has announced he is leaving BBC Radio 1 after almost 25 years
The news was announced on BBC Radio 1’s official Twitter account in a statement which read: ‘A sad day here at @BBCR1 as we say goodbye and a massive thank you to the legends Scott Mills and Chris Stark.
‘Wishing you both all the best for the future, you’ll be a huge miss. Tune into Radio 1 next Tuesday at 2pm for a big announcement.’
The news came as Steve announced his weekday afternoon show is to end after more than 20 years.
The radio veteran told listeners his boss had told him she wanted to do ‘something different’ with his mid-afternoon slot.
More to follow.