The BBC station could have lost two of its biggest names to the commercial broadcaster.
"Some days it was hard to walk out of my front door, let alone present a radio show."
'I couldn’t have tried harder or cared more.'
'I’m beyond chuffed.'
Zoe Ball previously beat her in the race to the top job.
'Support for a show is one thing, assaulting the dignity of a warm-hearted and loyal friend is another.'
He has been with the station for 17 years.
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Radio DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley talks candidly to Tess Daly about her life as a hectic mum-of-four, juggling