ABC 702 names Robbie Buck as new breakfast presenter

Robbie2013 2Robbie Buck will return to ABC 702 in the new year as the new presenter of the station’s breakfast program, taking the position vacated by Adam Spencer who announced his resignation in May.

Buck is no stranger to breakfast, having hosted the triple j breakfast program with Marieke and the Doctor. In 2010 and 2011 Buck was a host of the Evenings program and more recently has made guest appearances on Richard Glover’s Critics Forum and Linda Mottram’s Mornings program.

Buck said in a statement: “It’s an incredible thrill to return to the 702 fold. 702 is a station that’s all about connecting. Not just the connection between the announcers and the audience – although that is without par in my opinion – but about the way 702 creates connections between our listeners. The way it taps into the very fabric of this city. It does it in a way that no other radio station can.  With empathy, humour and wit but also with the solid weight of serious insight and analysis behind it.”

Manager Metropolitan Local Radio, Jeremy Millar said, “We’re delighted to have Robbie back as part of the 702 ABC Sydney team. He’s an entertaining broadcaster with a love of life and his natural connection with the local Sydney audience further enhances the station’s already stellar line-up. His strong media experience and understanding of a good story combined with his long standing involvement in local community events make him the ideal choice for 702 Breakfast.”

Buck starts his on-air shift on the 702 Breakfast program in January 2014.

Spencer will host his last breakfast show on December 6.



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