Matt Baker covers Magic Breakfast with Harriet Scott

BBC Television presenter Matt Baker is covering Breakfast on Magic this week for Ronan Keating.

Matt is joining co-host Harriet Scott from 6am till 10am till Thursday, as Ronan takes time off.

Matt has previously hosted one-off programmes on Classic FM, and has worked on television since 2000, including Blue Peter, Countryfile and The One Show. He’s one of the BBC’s biggest earners, ccording to his last publicly available salary published in 2017, he was earning between £450,000-£499,999.

Singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter Will Young will be covering the show with Harriet next Monday and Tuesday.

*Updated to include news about Matt’s shows on Classic FM.

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  1. Thomas Myerscough says

    The lovely Harriet managed to present a solo show on Viking FM and Virgin (on a Saturday as I recall), so why does she need a co-presenter in the form of Will, Matt or Ronan

    1. David says

      Breakfast shows often have a Duo presenting them. Even Chris Moyles has a big team to bounce the conversation on with.

  2. Kish says

    Nice! Now Magic need Olly Mann and Russ Williams as guests, actual radio jockeys.

  3. David says

    Good to see David is here to to tell us how the industry works.

  4. Joe Smith says

    Glad to see Matt has got a job I was getting worried he might be feeling the pinch as you never seem to hear about him nowadays!

  5. Tom says

    I know it’s temporary but I wish Magic would change the jingle to “Harriet and Matt”

    1. Joe Smith says

      Or just change it to “Numpty and Numpty” to cover all eventualities.

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