Maya Jama joins BBC Radio 1 to host new shows

Jan - 18 2018 | no comments

BBC Radio 1 today announced a new weekend schedule for the station – with new signings Maya Jama and Jordan North joining Radio 1 to host weekly shows, and celebrities including Scarlett Moffatt and Mollie King becoming Radio 1 DJs to present alongside Matt Edmondson.

Maya Jama will join Radio 1 to host Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Saturdays (10am-1pm), and will also co-host with Scott Mills and Chris Stark Fridays, 1-4pm.

Hailing from Bristol, 23 year-old Maya landed her first TV job in 2014, presenting MTVbase show ‘TheWrapUp’. She has since hosted a string of other music TV shows across MTV, 4Music, Channel 4, ITV and Sky Arts.

She has presented a radio show on Rinse FM, and recently hosted the red carpet for The BRITs 2018 Nominations Show.

Matt Edmondson will become the new host of the weekend 1-4pm show, and on Saturdays he will be joined by a monthly celebrity co-host with the likes of Scarlett Moffatt and Mollie King.

 

Following multiple stints as a presenting duo in 2017, Dev and Alice Levine will officially join forces to co-host Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast show (weekends, 6-10am).

Celebrity MasterChef finalist Dev, and Alice who is about to embark on a world comedy tour, will be waking up listeners from 17th March.

Jordan North will host Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Sundays (10am-1pm). Jordan began his radio career presenting on student and community stations like Preston FM and Spark FM and has also hosted shows on the likes of Rock FM, The Hits and Capital Manchester.

 

Radio 1’s new weekend schedule kicks off on 24th February.

Radio 1’s new weekend schedule is:

Saturdays

6am-10am – Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast with Dev and Alice

10am-1pm Saturdays – Radio 1’s Greatest Hits with Maya Jama

1pm-4pm Saturdays – Matt Edmondson and a celebrity co-host

4pm-7pm Saturdays – Radio 1’s Dance Anthems with MistaJam

Sundays

6am-10am – Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast with Dev and Alice

10am-1pm – Radio 1’s Greatest Hits with Jordan North

1pm-4pm Sundays – Matt Edmondson

4pm-7pm Sundays – Radio 1’s Life Hacks with Cel Spellman and Katie Thistleton

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