Jama, who hosted the red carpet for the BRITs nominations show on ITV, joins the network to present Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Saturdays (10am-1pm). She will also co-host with Scott Mills and Chris Stark each Friday from 1pm-4pm.
Jama’s previous presenting jobs include MTV, 4 Music, Channel 4, ITV, Sky Arts and Rinse FM.
She said: “I’m so happy to be presenting alongside Scott Mills on Fridays. I'm sure I can learn a thing or two from him and I'm beyond excited to have my own show on Radio 1 every Saturday, I cannot wait to start!”
Matt Edmondson takes on the weekend 1-4pm show, and on Saturdays he will be joined by a monthly celebrity co-host.
Following multiple stints as a presenting duo in 2017, Dev and Women In Music Awards presenter Alice Levine will join forces to co-host Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast show (6am-10am). The show launches on March 17.
Jordan North joins the network to present Radio 1’s Greatest Hits on Sundays (10am-1pm). He has hosted shows Rock FM, The Hits and Capital Manchester. The new weekend schedule kicks off on 24 February.
Radio 1 controller Ben Cooper said: “It’s brilliant to welcome the next generation of superstars to Radio 1.”
Radio 1 recently unveiled its new BRIT List for 2018.