Confirmed: Matt Tilley and Jane Hall for Breakfast on KIIS 101.1 Melbourne
Last Sunday ARN confirmed the launch of KIIS 101.1, along with Hughesy & Kate taking over the national Drive show on the network.
This morning ARN have announced their new Breakfast team for KIIS 101.1 in 2015 will be Matt Tilley and Jane Hall.
ARN’s Content Director Duncan said KIIS 101.1 is going to be a genuinely fresh new station for Melbourne audiences.
“KIIS 101.1 will be a new station built specifically for Melbourne listeners with an exciting new breakfast show hosted by Matt and Jane. They will make for a dynamic and entertaining combination with a passion for the city set against the backdrop of a new energetic station”
Matt Tilley joins ARN, making a return to breakfast slot after hosting drive this year on TripleM.
“We’re excited at having a host of Matt’s calibre headlining Breakfast and, along with Jane, bringing a brand new experience to Melbourne Breakfast radio on a new and energised station,” said Duncan.
Jane Hall continues in breakfast with ARN in the New Year.
“I love waking up with Melbourne every morning and I’m honoured and incredibly excited to be a part of this brand new station created especially for our city. We all know it’s the best place in Australia to live and work, and we can’t wait to show Melbourne what Matt and I have in store in 2015,” Jane said.
ARN Chief Executive Ciaran Davis added; “The proven strength and audience connection of Hughesy & Kate in Drive, combined with the fresh new on-air breakfast team of Matt Tilley and Jane Hall, puts KIIS 101.1 in a powerful position to shake things up in Melbourne from January next year.
“KIIS 101.1 is going to bring a new dimension to the market in Melbourne, and I am excited that ARN will build on offering Melbourne audiences a unique brand of entertainment and advertisers across the country the most compelling sales and integration offering,” he said.
“I’m confident that fans of Mix101.1 will enjoy the new direction of KIIS 101.1, and this rebrand is another example of our proven strategy for growth.”
With the news of Matt and Jane for breakfast on KIIS, it also confirms Chrissie Swan’s departure from the network. Chrissie has presented breakfast on Mix101.1 with Jane since 2012.
ARN have said: “Chrissie has been a valued member of the team at Mix101.1 and ARN, where her bright personality and infectious humour has endeared her to audiences. ARN wishes her every success in the future.”