Steve le Fevre is to take over the breakfast show from Richard Wyatt on BBC Radio Bristol from the beginning of August.
Steve has presented daytime programmes on the ITV network and nationally on BBC Radio 5 Live, as well as covering Drivetime on Radio Bristol.
Tim Pemberton, Managing Editor, BBC Bristol, said: "Steve is great news for the station. He is an excellent broadcaster who has seen a lot of life in his varied career and is keen to meet, and enjoy sharing the morning, with the people of the West."
Steve, who will be moving to the Bristol area with his family, said: "I can't wait to get going and to start meeting people.
Steve is a Sony Gold award winner for his presentation style and programmes, and is no stranger to the small hours, having presented the Early Show for BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio Leeds, and Late Night Live for Radio 5 Live.
Current Breakfast host Richard Wyatt is relocating to Devon but will continue his connection to the area as a doctoral student at Bristol University.