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Jordan North unveiled as new Capital Breakfast host

Capital has announced recently departed Radio 1 host, Jordan North, as the brand new host of Global’s flagship Capital Breakfast show.

North was live on air this morning, where outgoing host Roman Kemp introduced him to the Capital Breakfast audience, and said, “You are going to absolutely love this Jordan. I have so much faith in you mate. It’s hard leaving, it feels like your child, but you want it to go into good hands and I know with you it’s going to be just that. Everyone, send as much love as possible to Jordan.”

One of the fastest rising stars in broadcasting, Jordan North is joining Capital from BBC Radio 1, replacing Roman Kemp who is stepping down after 10 years with the station.

As well as previously presenting drive for Radio 1, Jordan co-hosts hit podcast Help I Sexted My Boss! had a hugely successful stint on I’m a Celebrity and is set to return for another season on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, this weekend on ITV1.

North joins Capital as the brand experiences rapid growth, with a huge 7.9 million listeners tuning in every week.

He said: “I am beyond excited to be joining Global and to wake up the nation every morning on Capital – I can’t wait to start working with the amazing team here and get stuck in, to create the most fun and entertaining breakfast show. Getting to host Capital Breakfast has always been a dream of mine and it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity that I simply couldn’t turn down.”

North will also host Capital’s Summertime Ball in June 2024. North will start as the host of Capital Breakfast with Jordan North, Chris and Sian, in April 2024.

Capital is available across the UK on FM, DAB digital radio, on Global Player, the official Capital app, on your smart speaker (“play Capital”), iOS or Android device and at

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