Simon Mayo has said the decision to bring Jo Whiley in as a co-host on his BBC Radio 2 show was the result of “genuine pressure from the top about improving the number of women in daytime”.
Simon Mayo has landed a presenting role at a new classical music radio station after leaving BBC Radio 2.
Tributes have been paid to BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry following the death of the 51-year-old, just weeks after she was last on-air.
BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry has died aged 51 following a short illness, the broadcaster has said.
Sara Cox has thanked fans for their support after she was confirmed as host of Radio 2’s new Drivetime show following the departure of Simon Mayo.
Sara Cox has been confirmed as the successor to Simon Mayo and Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 2 Drivetime after Mayo announced he would be quitting the station.
Sara Cox is the favourite to become the new presenter of rebranded BBC Radio 2 Drive following the departure of Simon Mayo.
Simon Mayo is leaving BBC Radio 2, and the Drivetime show he hosts with Jo Whiley will come to an end.
The hosts of BBC radio's flagship film show have been left puzzled by the "weird" behaviour of a Perthshire cinema goer.