Andy Parfitt To Exit As BBC Radio 1 Controller
July 21, 2011 at 5:02 AM (PT)
After 13 years in the position, Top 40 BBC RADIO 1 and Urban BBC RADIO 1XTRA Controller ANDY PARFITT is exiting the stations.
PARFITT, who joined the BBC 32 years ago, will leave the stations, and his oversight role with the ASIAN NETWORK and BBC Popular Music, at the end of JULY; he has been the longest-serving Controller in RADIO 1's history. He will continue to work on projects for the BBC and will be an adviser to the COMIC RELIEF charity organization.