Kip Wightman joins Robin Bailey and Terry Hansen on Brisbane’s KIIS 97.3

A brand new breakfast team in Brisbane is set to launch on Monday, 24 January, when Kip Wightman joins Robin and Terry for new show, Robin, Terry & Kip.

Wightman will replace Bob Gallagher, who recently left the show after 19 years of working the breakfast slot.

Born and bred in Brisbane, Wightman is well-known to listeners locally. Prior to joining KIIS 97.3, he was part of the breakfast show on Nova 106.9 Brisbane for 15 years.

Wightman has enjoyed also enjoyed hosting roles in radio in Perth and Sydney and spent time living and working in the United States on radio in Boston. KIIS 97.3FM’s Robin, Terry & Kip is set to “make life feel better in Brisbane in 2022 with vibrant content, lively conversation, and heaps of surprises ahead for 97.3 listeners”.

ARN’s chief content officer, Duncan Campbell said: “Brisbane audiences love Kip, and he loves Brisbane; it’s a perfect combination. He brings great energy and enthusiasm, perfect for starting the day, and we are excited that he will be part of the new energised breakfast show on KIIS 97.3.”

Of joining KIIS 97.3, Wightman commented: “I’m stoked to be working with Robin and Terry, I’ve been loving my time away from radio but the opportunity to work with these two was too good to pass up, even if I have to start waking up before the sun again!

“I haven’t looked forward to getting into the studio like this in years! Robin and Terry are such a great mix of funny and relatable, 2022 is going to be epic!”

Robin Bailey added: “New Year, new show and a new guy to hang out with on air, it is the start to a perfect year. I’m pretty sure this year is going to be the best so far with lots of fun, surprises and things you will never forget. I can’t wait to get back behind the mic as I know everyone is just going to love Kip!”


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