Mick Molloy quits Triple M drive show after 4 years in timeslot

Triple M’s Mick Molloy today will leave his national drive show Molloy at the end of the radio ratings year, after four years in the timeslot.

Molloy returned to Triple M when he joined Triple M Melbourne’s Hot Breakfast in 2011. He then created the national Triple M Drive show Kennedy Molloy with Jane Kennedy in October 2017, before going it alone at the start of 2021. In January, Kennedy, announced her shock departure from Triple M’s Kennedy Molloy.

Mick Molloy (pictured)

A spokesperson from Southern Cross Austereo told Mumbrella: “The new drive show arrangements will be announced soon – but nothing to say yet.”

Molloy said: “After 11 amazing years at Triple M I’ve decided it’s time to move on to a new chapter in my working life. It just feels the time is right to explore some exciting new creative opportunities that are presenting themselves for the years ahead. It’s not without a small degree of sadness to know I’m leaving my spiritual home at the house of M’s after all this time but I’m genuinely proud of what we’ve achieved here and excited about what lays ahead for me.

“I want to say thanks to the amazing producing team who put out an amazing show each and every day, despite my frequent showbiz ar**hole type antics.

“Finally, biggest thanks of all go to the listeners. It’s always been about them as far as I’m concerned, and I can’t say thank you enough for letting me do what I love to do day in day out for all this time. I’m sure it won’t be the last time you’re hearing from me on the radio so it’s goodbye for now but not a final farewell.”

Head of Triple M, Mike Fitzpatrick, said: “Mick is a radio pioneer, one of Australia’s greatest performers and it’s been a privilege to have worked with him at Triple M again. He’s now enjoyed enormous success on Triple M in every different time slot. He’ll be greatly missed by all of us.”

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) chief content officer, Dave Cameron, said: “Mick Molloy is an Australian radio icon of epic proportions and has been a part of many legendary radio shows for SCA over nearly three decades. He will always have a spot reserved at the SCA bar.”


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