Chris Stark is moving from the BBC to join Global after he departs from Radio 1.
The company has announced Stark will join as Creative Executive Producer and presenter on Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp. He also takes up a new role in Global’s growing podcast division, with the remit of developing sports content for Global Player.
Chris Stark said: “I couldn’t be more excited to be joining Global, working across a variety of amazing projects.
“I’ve known Roman a long time and often joked over a beer it’d be great to work together on something big one day – and now here we are! I cannot wait to get started on Capital Breakfast and in my new Creative Executive Producer role. Let’s make some moments!
“And then to be asked to lead on Global Player’s sport podcast content is just the icing on the cake.”
Capital’s Managing Editor, Brent Tobin said: “Chris is a first-class broadcaster and producer, with a real talent for creating brilliantly entertaining content that audiences love. He will be a fantastic addition to the Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp team. We’re also excited to have his expertise on the Global Player team as we continue to grow our podcast slate at pace.”
Capital Breakfast’s Roman Kemp said: “Sian, Sonny and I are super excited to have Chris on board. I just know he’ll be a huge hit with our listeners, and I’m sure everyone will join us in giving him the warmest of welcomes to the Capital Breakfast family!”