Ian ‘Dicko’ Dickson will temporarily helm 2UE’s afternoon show The Two Murrays for three weeks. Dickson fills in for Murray Olds and Murray Wilton who will complete a 2UE listener tour of Europe.The announcement:
Radio 2UE today announced that music and TV industry celebrity, Ian “Dicko” Dickson, would host The Two Murrays Afternoon Show for three weeks, starting 3 September.
Regular hosts Murray Olds and Murray Wilton leave this weekend for a 2UE listener tour of Europe.
Program Director Peter Brennan said Dicko would host the shift solo, starting next Monday.
“We’re delighted to have Dicko on board at 2UE filling in for The Two Murrays,” he said.
“Dicko has an enormous personality, a great intellect and a very bright future in talkback radio.
“This will be the first time Dicko has done a prime time radio shift on his own and I’m sure he’s up to the challenge.
“I’m certain 2UE listeners will embrace Dicko with open arms,” he said.
Dicko said he was relishing the opportunity to fill in on Australia’s oldest radio station.
“This is a great opportunity and I’m really looking forward to engaging with the 2UE listeners.
“The Two Murrays have a terrific show and it’s a privilege to be filling the hot seat while they’re away.”
The Two Murrays return to their regular on air afternoon shift on Thursday 20 September 2012.
Source: 2UE press release