Jim White to replace Colin Murray at talkSPORT
Jim White to replace Colin Murray at talkSPORT
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Jim White to replace Colin Murray at talkSPORT

Sky presenter Jim White is taking over Colin Murray’s mid-morning on talkSPORT from September 5th.

Colin left the station because he says he is unable to work with the company once it comes under the control of News Corp.

In other changes at the Wireless Group station, Former England Manager Stuart Pearce and Danny Murphy have signed up for weekly slots.

Jim White: “I’ve always been a huge fan of talkSPORT and look forward to working alongside established broadcasters like Alan Brazil and Darren Gough. Of course I’m combining this new opportunity with my role at Sky Sports – can’t wait to get started!”

Stuart Pearce has taken on a new weekly Saturday role which kicked off earlier this month, presenting the station’s Premier League football coverage alongside current talkSPORT commentator Sam Matterface. Pearce, who has joined the talkSPORT presenting team on numerous occasions previously, most recently for UEFA EURO 2016™, will then be joined by Danny Kelly to co-host talkSPORT’s phone-in show, now named Full-Time Phone In (Saturdays, 7.30pm-10pm), previously hosted by Stan Collymore.

Danny Murphy will join Saggers to dissect the weekend’s football stories every Monday evening, co-hosting talkSPORT’s Kick Off (7pm to 10pm) each week.

Liam Fisher, National Radio Controller for Wireless Group, talkSPORT’s owner, said: “talkSPORT has always invested in great presenters who really understand sport and can bring our listeners content that is informative, opinionated and good-humoured. Jim is going to be a brilliant addition to the team and his transfer expertise is something that we think will really get people tuning in to hear.

“To also have the likes of Stuart Pearce and Danny Murphy signing up for a regular talkSPORT slot brings a fresh new look to live matchday coverage and post-match phone-ins that we think our listeners are going to enjoy.”

Jim will be continuning his work with Sky Sports.

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