New breakfast duo for Heart South Coast
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New breakfast duo for Heart South Coast

Television presenter Michael Underwood and Capital FM jock Zoe Hanson will taking over Heart South Coast Breakfast from Monday 22nd April.

They are the official replacement for JK & Lucy who are now presenting weekday drive time on London’s Heart and Saturday Breakfast on the Heart network.

michaelunderwoodMichael is known for presenting on The X Factor, Entertainment Today, the British Soap Awards and the National Television Awards. Zoe previously presented the breakfast show on Heart’s sister station Capital FM for the past five years.

Michael Underwood said: “Having started my broadcasting career in radio, I’m thrilled to be joining the Heart family to host the all new Heart Breakfast show. It’s going to be great waking up with Zoe every weekday morning (with my wife’s consent, of course) and I can’t wait to have some fun and banter with the South Coast listeners.”

Zoe Hanson said: “I’m really excited about getting started on the show with Michael on Heart – and with having had my little girl Lois recently, the early starts will be a doddle!”

Heart’s Programme Controller Simon Monk said: “We are delighted to welcome Michael & Zoe to Heart. This pair have got an amazing on-air chemistry and together they will bring a fantastic sense of fun and showbiz to the brand new Heart Breakfast show, providing the perfect local wake-up for all our listeners on the South Coast.”

0 10 1021 15 April, 2013 Station News Monday, April 15th, 2013

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  1. Declan McGrath

    Well coming North Wales area. A new Heart station called Heart Wales (Will be formally Real Radio Wales) and the other two Heart stations in North Wales sold.!. Roll on May 22nd exciting times. :)

      1. MB

        It’s also an approved regional station which would be permitted to share everything with Magic London if Magic goes national on DAB (or with Smooth or Real if Bauer bought either of those after May 22)..

    1. MB

      Zoe was on maternity leave from Global – she is entitled to have her job back just like every woman who goes off on maternity leave.

  2. stevieg

    “Michael is known for presenting on The X Factor, Entertainment Today, the British Soap Awards and the National Television Awards” or in other words … Michael is well known for presenting crap.

    Not good news for listeners.

  3. neil penwell

    hi can i just say what a fantastic breakfast show, michael and zoe produce, in the week days, ” i listen to your show every morning, as i do long shifts from 16.30-05.30 as an hgv driver travelling from bournemouth to birmingham through the night and back, there is nothing better to listen to in the morning than after a long shift, is your show, keep up the good work ” though zoe you need to get the questions more right, which michael throws at you each morning ” i can only see one winner at the moment “…!! from neil weymouth.


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