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Kate Middleton prank call DJ returns to the airwaves

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By John Glenday | Reporter

February 11, 2013 | 2 min read

A DJ behind a prank call to Kate Middleton which went horribly wrong has returned to the airwaves after switching from 2DAY FM to Fox FM – a music only format.

Michael Christian was given the Monday morning slot on the popular Melbourne station by Southern Cross Austereo, the same network that aired 2Day FM, for the Australian DJ’s first radio stint since the scandal broke.

Christian is the sole presenter of the show between 10-12 and does not field any telephone calls during the slot – nor did he mention the controversy.

Austereo’s chief executive Rhys Holleran has not confirmed when (if ever) Christian's co-host, Mel Greig, would be coming back saying only: "We are happy to have Michael back on air. We have always supported our talent returning to work when appropriate and today marks that occasion for MC.

"We look forward to welcoming Mel Grieg back when the time is right," Holleran said. We look forward to welcoming Mel Grieg back when the time is right."

2DayFM’s Hot 30 programme, which broadcast the original prank call, has been taken off air.

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