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I thought I'd start this because Radio 1 seem to be doing more and more with the new talent presenters every minute. Whether that's having Sam and Danni on the cover list or the use of Friday EB, they are becoming more and more in focus. This topic could be used to discuss who we think is sounding strongest and therefore who could be permanently on Radio 1 in the near future. It could also be used to discuss whether these presenters really are the way forward?  I know we have Dean and Sian as evidence that they are, but at the same time, Radio 1 seems safe with enough presenters to promote when schedule changes are needed again. The likes of Vick and Jordan, RMC, Katie Thistleton and Matt and Mollie could all move up the ranks to help fill the schedule when the next big name presenter leaves the station and there would be no need to introduce any new presenters if so. 

 

What are everyone's thoughts?

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I love that katie is a go to for cover she is great. Don't hear much of Sam and Danni due to time of day and i Don't get to be up at that time of day anymore. Matty Ciabi (apologies if wrong spelling) was a standout for me at Christmas and need to go back and hear her early breakfast shows. Loved Elliott Derby and James Cusack seems a good regular fit also.

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Sam and Danni have done really well to become regulars on early breakfast, would be very interested to hear them on a weekend cover shift.

Seb Bailey I'd throw in the mix, as well as some of the names mentioned above, are also great additions.

 

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James Cusack is a particular one I hope they hold onto in a Jordan North type role (before he gained Sunday mornings). He's covered across the weekend, and although they still try and class it as the weekend... he's covering the Friday afternoon show in a few weeks, which is still a weekday slot. I don't think he's covered early breakfast yet though.

 

 

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4 hours ago, Jono said:

Sam and Danni have done really well to become regulars on early breakfast, would be very interested to hear them on a weekend cover shift.

Seb Bailey I'd throw in the mix, as well as some of the names mentioned above, are also great additions.

 

Didn't they cover for Adele Roberts on weekend breakfast one weekend?

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2 hours ago, Darren m said:

Is James on another station maybe he will get deans show if Scott leaves and dean gets his show 

 

James Cusack by his Wikipedia (kind of surprised he has a Wikipedia as don’t think Jordan, Arrielle or Dean had one before their first permanent slot) think what ever slot opens up maybe weekend breakfast.

Think so far the next daytime entertainment music one’s to watch at the station 

- James Cusack

- Sam & Danni

- Vicki Hawksworth

I don’t know who’d yet be the successor to Scott’s afternoon slot. If they don’t by time he leaves have some one to go straight in and interim period to decide the afternoon slot. 

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considering the recently created thread of Radio 1 in 2025 (at next major schedule shuffle). Are there any names to watch who could do programming across the station. A ones to watch a commercial interest, someone from Christmas takeovers gone by or any wildcards 

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On 4/8/2022 at 5:56 PM, BBCAaron said:

James Cusack by his Wikipedia (kind of surprised he has a Wikipedia as don’t think Jordan, Arrielle or Dean had one before their first permanent slot)

Anybody can make a Wikipedia page.

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43 minutes ago, Joe said:

Anybody can make a Wikipedia page.

Anybody can but that doesn’t mean all Wikipedia entries stay up theres many times when certain Wikipedia entries get removed and need citation for entries so dont think its as straight forward 

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