The BBC station could have lost two of its biggest names to the commercial broadcaster.
'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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