Radio 1 has announced that Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing is set to replace Jordan North on their drive time show.

It was announced earlier today that North would be departing from the radio station after 10 years of presenting.

A post on X, formerly known as Twitter, from Radio 1's press account shared: "Radio 1 will be saying goodbye to Jordan North. Jordan has been behind some of the most hilarious and entertaining moments on air over the years, and has been a constant source of inspiration for younger presenters. Thank you for everything."

Meanwhile, the head of Radio 1, Aled Haydn Jones, said that North had been "an amazing presenter and a valued colleague at Radio 1, and I'm so proud of his journey with us".

They added: "He has always connected with the Radio 1 audience through his shows and projects, as witnessed by the huge amount of money raised for Comic Relief during his rowing trip from London to Burnley."

Jamie Laing set to replace Jordan North on Radio 1

Jamie Laing will host the Going Home show between 3.30pm and 6pm Monday to Thursdays alongside Vick Hope.

He will take over from Monday, March 4, having previously presented on Radio 1 during Mollie King's maternity leave, describing it as "an absolute dream", BBC News reports.

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Speaking about the opportunity, Laing said: "I've loved every minute that I've been on air with Radio 1 in recent years, so to be joining Vick on Drivetime is just incredible.

"I'm beyond excited to get started and keep listeners company on their journeys home."

Discussing Laing joining the Going Home show Aled Haydn Jones said: "His infectious energy and love for music and culture will bring an exciting new element to Drivetime."