Jordan North Addresses His Unexpected Departure from Radio 1


Culture reporter Noor Nanji reports that Jordan North has expressed gratitude to his listeners and colleagues following his sudden exit from BBC Radio 1’s drivetime show. In a social media post, North also acknowledged his co-host Vick Hope, stating he would miss their daily on-air interactions. BBC Radio 1 announced Jamie Laing, star of Made in Chelsea, as North’s replacement on the drivetime show. North did not disclose the reasons for his departure or his future plans, but The Sun suggests he is set to join the Capital FM Breakfast team. North, who has been with Radio 1 for a decade, is a beloved presenter. In his statement, he thanked his colleagues at Radio 1, including Greg James, Scott Mills, Clara Amfo, and Hope. He also expressed gratitude to his listeners for their support. Laing will host the Going Home show with Hope from 15:30-18:00 on weekdays starting from March 4. He previously presented on the station during Mollie King’s maternity leave, describing the experience as a dream come true.

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