Rising Radio 1Xtra talent Yasmin Evans is joining Twin B as co-host of the Radio 1Xtra breakfast show.
Yasmin currently presents weekend breakfast having joined the station in September 2012
She’s happy with the move to weekdays: “I’m super excited to be joining the weekday Breakfast team and to be a part of what they have created. I’ve loved every minute of being the Weekend Breakfast Show host – so to be asked to do it 5 days a week with Twin is amazing. I just hope he doesn’t mind sharing his cereal in the morning.”
Twin B said: “Yasmin is a diamond and like me she is a massive music lover. We’re gonna have sooo much fun in the morning its unreal… you have to join us.”
Rhys Hughes, Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Head of Programmes comments: “Both Twin B and Yasmin Evans have been doing a fantastic job on their respective 1Xtra Breakfast shows and we wanted to take the weekday 1Xtra Breakfast Show to the next level by combining their presenting talents. They have a natural chemistry and passion for the music that will be a great start to the 1Xtra day.”
Yasmin will present her first show with Twin B on Monday 1st July 2013. The BBC tells us that details on her replacement on the Weekend Breakfast Show will be announced in the coming weeks.