The 2019 program year for ABC Radio Melbourne sees fresh voices and long-time favourites return to the airwaves on Monday 21 January.
Melbourne will wake up with Jacinta Parsons & Sami Shah from 5.30am – 7.45am, while Mornings icon Jon Faine returns along with the popular Conversation Hour.
From 12.30pm – 2pm, expect a great mix of music, art and culture as Myf Warhurst returns. Richelle Hunt will keep you entertained with a fresh take on weekday Afternoons and as co-host of The Friday Revue with the inimitable Brian Nankervis.
Walkley-winning journalist Raf Epstein is back behind the wheel of Drive between 4pm - 6.30pm, ahead of current affairs program PM at 6.30pm.
Master wordsmith and crossword guru David Astle will present Evenings in 2019, picking up the baton from Lindy Burns, who announced last month that she wouldn’t be returning to the station in 2019 due to family reasons.
After ten years presenting Saturday Breakfast and Saturday Mornings, Hilary Harper is moving to a new role at ABC Radio National as host of the flagship social affairs program Life Matters.
ABC Radio Melbourne is thrilled to welcome Libbi Gorr as the new voice of Weekends, as she brings her trademark warmth and humour to both Saturday and Sunday Mornings.
Nightlife with Philip Clark / Sarah Macdonald and Overnights with Trevor Chappell / Rod Quinn all return in 2019.
ABC Radio Melbourne Manager Dina Rosendorff said:
“We’re looking forward to consolidating the line-up changes we made last year, bringing depth and distinctiveness to everything we do, connecting with the community and delivering some great listening across the week.”