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I did notice that he spent New Year with Sian Welby and he put a photo of them together on Instagram a few days ago at an awards ceremony. 
 

I hope it is a move to another network and he hasn’t been sacked for other reasons…

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Jordan turned 34 this week.  As I have said before if he didn't get breakfast ASAP he was never going to get it so if he had a big offer elsewhere, you can see why he'd snap it.

His podcast has become absolutely huge over the past year too.

I honestly think this could be the point where I tune out of Radio 1 after Greg (unless Jordan is doing Breakfast somewhere).  I stuck with Dean and Vicky simply as I didn't bother tuning out to come back but I can't listen to Jamie Laing so.

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1 minute ago, stuartt said:

I did notice that he spent New Year with Sian Welby and he put a photo of them together on Instagram a few days ago at an awards ceremony. 
 

I hope it is a move to another network and he hasn’t been sacked for other reasons…

If he had been sacked, he wouldn't be still on air till the start of March. Definitely poached

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I honestly thought he'd be given the breakfast show on Radio 1 this year, and he wouldn't go elsewhere. 

Surely this is setting up for a Roman Kemp exit from Capital breakfast, with Jordan taking over?

 

As for Jamie Laing... awful replacement in my eyes. Katie surely should've at least got it? 

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To be fair to Capital Jordan North, Chris Stark and Sian Welby is an awesome line up. 

Listening to Katie Thistleton clearly upset right now is an interesting listen!

Think this really is the biggest loss possible for Radio 1 - really does royally mess things up. Jamie Laing? He was Matt’s silly side kick, he’s not a Radio DJ. 

 

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Ken Bruce was given longer to say goodbye than Jordan North. Very strange things happening at Radio 1 - DJs sounding upset, one wonders if Greg is even off with Covid!

Radio Today suggests he'll have another 'high profile' programme in the future.

Can't understand why drive isn't given to Katie, I thought Vick would be the first off!

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I’m a bit surprised that Vick has stayed too. I thought that if Jordan went, she would go with him really and then have a whole new line up at drive. 
 

It’s a shame the Vick and Jordan (and Katie) partnership only lasted a couple of years because it was by far my favourite on radio 1

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Just now, Dan18F1 said:

I’m a bit surprised that Vick has stayed too. I thought that if Jordan went, she would go with him really and then have a whole new line up at drive. 
 

It’s a shame the Vick and Jordan (and Katie) partnership only lasted a couple of years because it was by far my favourite on radio 1

That just shows how sudden the announcement is really, poor Vick probably didn't have much of a chance to work things out, I doubt she'd just quit on the spot ... and they've also drafted in the emergency cover of Jamie Laing. Something very off about this, for sure. 

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