Chris Price Named Head Of Music At BBC1 And 1Xtra
January 28, 2016 at 5:24 AM (PT)
CHRIS PRICE, who was head of music for LAST.FM, as well as spending time at SONY, MTV, WARNER and BT, has been tapped by BBC RADIO 1 and 1XTRA as head of music. He will be taking over the post in MARCH, replacing GEORGE ERGATOUDIS, who is stepping down after 10 years in the role to take to join SPOTIFY.
RADIO 1 and 1XTRA Controller BEN COOPER said, "CHRIS brings unparalleled experience across music radio, TV and digital broadcasting to BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra. His passion and knowledge is key to our future plans for young audiences to continue to discover the music they will love. I'm delighted to welcome him to the team."