Basil joins 6PR

Staff Writer

Continuing a big week of announcements for Fairfax Radio, 6PR in Perth has announced that Steve Mills will be joined on Breakfast in 2014 by former SCA announcer, and Seven broadcaster, Basil Zempilas.

The news comes as no surprise in Perth, it has been rumoured for some time that Zempilas was heading for 6PR.

He has been with Seven for 20 years, and is a member of that station's AFL commentary, he also hosts the annual Telethon.

6PR General Manager Martin Boylen commented;

“Basil has a strong background in breakfast radio in Perth and we think he and Steve Mills will hit the ground running in 2014.  Basil has an extremely positive and upbeat personality and we’re confident he’ll gel with Steve very well”

Zempilas is equally as excited;

"It's the right time and 6PR is the right place.  It's my style of radio and Steve Mills is my sort of guy. I can't wait to get back on air at 6PR, and even more, I can't wait to be on air with Millsy."

Breakfast with Steve Mills and Basil Zempilas commences on the Australia Day holiday, 27 January 2014.

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