Heart North East’s Breakfast presenter Gary Philipson and Lisa Shaw are leaving the station at the end of this month, RadioToday can reveal.
Lisa has worked in North East radio for all of her radio career, starting at Metro as a journalist before joining Century/Real/Heart and now also writes for the Sunday Sun, and Gary left TFM in 2010 after five years to join Lisa at breakfast.
RadioToday understands the duo, who have been on the show in the North East for almost five years, were told this week that their contracts are not being renewed.
A new show will be announced shortly, with another Heart presenter from elsewhere on the network also joining the line-up.
A spokesperson for Heart North East told RadioToday: “Gary Philipson and Lisa Shaw will be leaving the Heart North East Breakfast show this month. We would like to thank them for all their hard work and we wish them the very best for the future. We will announce the new presenters of the breakfast show in due course.”
Top photo: Gary and Lisa (left and right) turning on Middlesbrough Lights this week.