Music station Xfm has re-jigged a number of its programmes and presenters across both its Manchester and London franchises.
In Manchester, Clint Boon has moved from the early afternoon slot to present the station’s drive-time show, with Dan O’Connell, returning to the station following a stint with Channel 4’s Launched at Redbull Studios, taking over as host of the London drive-time show.
Other changes include award-winning radio presenter Jon Holmes presenting the breakfast show. former MTV and 6 Music presenter Jo Good hosting the 1-4pm weekday slot across the UK.
Oldham-born Boon rose to prominence as the keyboards player (and sometimes vocalist) with the indie band Inspiral Carpets before stepping out on his own with the Clint Boon experience.
In 2005 he moved into radio as head of music for the Oldham based radio station, The Revolution before jumping ship for Xfm Manchester.
Boon Boon has developed something of a cult following, with regular listeners to his show unofficially ‘enrolled in the Boon Army’.
The latest industry figures from RAJAR said that Xfm attracts an audience of 894,000 listeners across the UK each week.
Xfm’s managing editor Chris Baughen said: “We’re confident these changes will further cement the reputation of Xfm as a radio station dedicated to delivering compelling, innovative and exciting programming.”