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Graduate named new Radio 1 DJ

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Published on 25 August 2017

Jordan North
Jordan North

2011 BA Media Production graduate Jordan North has been named as a new DJ on Radio 1.

Jordan, who has worked for Rock FM, The Hits and Capital Manchester - as well as working on Spark FM throughout his time at Sunderland - will join new talent Abbie McCarthy, Katie Thistleton and Yasser presenting two shows each on Saturdays and Sundays throughout September.

Radio 1 Controller Ben Cooper said it was "a great way to celebrate Radio 1's 50th birthday."

"You look at Jordan, he's got that great northern wit, that ability to tell a great story, and he's down to earth in talking about it."


In the final year of his degree Jordan won Bauer Radio’s competition to find the next generation of talent and landed his own Sunday show on The Hits Radio. Jordan has never looked back.