Rajars: Moyles exits Radio 1 with audience dip

Paul Williams

Chris Moyles lost more than 400,000 listeners during his last quarter in charge of Radio 1's breakfast show as his audience dipped year-on-year to below 7 million.

Moyles, the station's longest-serving breakfast presenter with more than eight years in the job, saw his audience fall annually by 428,000 or 6.0% in Q3 to 6.7 million, according to Rajar. Between quarters he lost 193,000 listeners, a 2.8% drop.

The self-styled "saviour of Radio 1" left the show on September 14 with his ...

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