Real Radio Scotland has announced that its football phone-in host Ewen Cameron will replace sacked Robin Galloway as host of its breakfast programme.
Taking up the reigns to the Breakfast Show on 5 January, Cameron moves from the drivetime Real Radio Phone-on which he has presented alongside pundit Alan Rough for eight years.
Cameron will co-present the show alongside Cat Harvey with a replacement for Cameron on the phone-in set to be announced soon, the station has said.
He replaces DJ Robin Galloway who was fired from the show last month alongside producer Barrie Hodge, after the two played a practical joke on Labour leader Ed Milliband, with Galloway attempting to film a nude Hodge running behind Milliband.
Ewen Cameron said, “This is a fantastic opportunity to host the Breakfast Show on Scotland’s No.1 commercial radio station and one that I’m honoured to take. I am really looking forward to working with Cat. We’ve presented the show together before and I know we are going to have great fun with it. Early mornings shouldn’t be too much of a problem for me; with three boys at home, the youngest just 15 months, I am used to a lack of sleep!
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time on the Football Phone In, but now I will get the chance to actually go and watch the football, instead of just talk about it! However I won’t be leaving football on-air altogether, as I’ll still present the live match-day commentary for Real Radio and I’ll be taking my boys along to see my beloved Hearts as often as I can.”
Gavin Bruce, Managing Director of Real Radio said, “Ewen’s enthusiasm, experience and understanding of the Real Radio audience, makes him the perfect choice for the show. Ewen epitimises the fun, family ethos of Real Radio and we look forward to hearing Ewen and Cat on-air in the New Year.”
Micky Gavin, who has filled in on the Breakfast Show in recent weeks will continue to host until Ewen takes over the reins in January, will return to his own evening show on the station.