Shennan Bolts BBC Five Live For Rival Channel 4 Radio
December 4, 2007 at 5:40 AM (PT)
Talk BBC RADIO FIVE LIVE Controller BOB SHENNAN is defecting to new CHANNEL 4 RADIO as Dir, of Radio to oversee the launch of the TV network's new national radio stations. CHANNEL 4 is planning to launch three channels, CHANNEL 4 RADIO, E4 RADIO, and PURE 4, in 2008. SHENNAN replaces NATHALIE SCHWARZ, who gets upped to New Business and Corporate Development Dir.
Back at FIVE LIVE, BBC RADIO 1 programme controller ANDY PARFITT will handle SHENNAN's duties at FIVE LIVE, FIVE LIVE EXTRA, and the ASIAN NETWORK for now.