Jane Garvey, the first voice on BBC Radio 5 Live has joined Radio 4's Woman's Hour team as a presenter. Jane replaces Martha Kearney who left the show earlier this year to host World At One on the national network.
She will join Radio 4 after completing a 13-year run as co-host of 5 Live's Drive programme, with Peter Allen.
Jane Garvey says: "Woman's Hour is part of radio history and I'm thrilled to be given the chance to present a programme that has a special place in so many people's lives."
Mark Damazer, Controller, Radio 4, says: "I have been a fan of Jane's work for many years and am thrilled that she will be joining Jenni Murray on Woman's Hour. She has verve and wit and she has demonstrated over many years an ability to deal with a huge array of current affairs topics. It's a very good day for Radio 4."
Jane will join Woman's Hour's presenter Jenni Murray from 8 October 2007.
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