Morning glory: Greg James to 'champion' new artists on Radio 1 Breakfast Show

Andre Paine

BBC Radio 1 head of programmes Aled Haydn Jones has told Music Week that Greg James will bring a “passion for bands” to the Breakfast Show.

The job swap between long-term Breakfast Show presenter Nick Grimshaw and drivetime host James next month comes at a time when the network is facing “constant change” as it aims to deliver the “kind of content that young audiences want”, said Haydn Jones.

Grimshaw, who has been in the early slot for six years, ...

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