triple j’s new breakfast host

Staff Writer

With the departure of Tom Ballard from the triple j breakfast show, they have this morning revealed the new co-host to join Alex Dyson in 2014.

It will be comedian Matt Okine.


Hear the audio reveal from the show this morning below :-
or hear it here

Matt regularly tours the festival circuit locally and internationally, including the Montreal “Just For Laughs” Comedy Festival, Homebake, Falls Festival and Reading, as well as supporting the likes of Aziz Ansari.

He was recently nominated for the prestigious Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe, earlier in 2013 he won Best Of The Fest at Sydney Comedy Festival and in 2012 took out Best Newcomer at Melbourne International Comedy Festival for his show Being Black n Chicken n Shit, which he went on to perform in London and later became the basis for his debut DVD.

Matt was also a crowd favourite at triple j’s Good Az Friday earlier this year and currently hosts Thursday FC on SBS2 – a weekly A League program.

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