After three years internet hosting Triple J’s Breakfast program, Ben Harvey and Liam Stapleton have give up to take up the identical position at Nova 919 in Adelaide.
They are going to change Hayley Pearson and Dylan Lewis, who’ve co-hosted the present since 2016.
Lewis, who had been dividing his time between Adelaide and Melbourne, introduced his resignation in August, with Pearson following go well with simply 4 weeks later.
The return to Adelaide marks a full circle for Stapleton and Harvey, who each grew up within the South Australian metropolis and acquired their begin in radio on group station Recent 92.7FM.
“Working at Triple J has been an incredible opportunity that we will never forget. Hopefully in 20 years people will still be abusing the current hosts telling them they miss the good ol’ days. Or maybe they just said that to us?” Harvey mentioned in a press release.
“Working at Nova has been something we’ve wanted to do ever since we started in radio. We can’t wait to start the next phase of our careers back home in God’s Country.”
Nova 919 completed in fourth place within the breakfast timeslot in the latest radio rankings survey, behind FIVEaa, ABC and Combine 102.3.
The brand new Ben & Liam breakfast present will launch in January 2020.
Earlier as we speak, Triple J’s web site introduced that Harvey and Stapleton had been leaving to “take up an opportunity in their hometown of Adelaide”.
Ben & Liam shall be changed with a present by Sally Coleman and Erica Mallett, maybe higher often known as hip-hop duo Coda Conduct, who’ve been common fill-ins on throughout a variety of Triple J applications, together with Breakfast.
They started their on-air profession internet hosting a hip-hop present on FBi radio earlier than switching to Triple J, the place they finally landed the Weekend Arvos slot in 2018.
“We’re really pumped to get your stories, discover new stuff together, nerd out about music, and talk about the real sh*t and the dumb sh*t,” the pair advised the Triple J web site.
“Think Oprah Winfrey meets Flight of The Conchords.”
Coleman and Mallett are Triple J Breakfast’s first feminine duo and can take over the slot from 2020.
Harvey and Stapleton’s final day on air at Triple J is November 1.