Radio legend John Kerr to retire from 2UE’s midnight to dawn weekend shift

John Kerr is retiring after 56 years in radio

Radio 2UE’s weekend midnight to dawn presenter John Kerr will sign off on his final program at 5.30am Monday after 56 years in radio.

Kerr has held the spot for the past 18 years, and will be farewelled by staff at a boardroom celebration at 2UE this afternoon.

Station boss Chris Parker said Kerr had worked across metropolitan and regional markets during his career, and paid tribute to his legacy.

“John’s had a career spanning five decades – his record speaks for itself,” Parker said.

Kerr will retire to the Gold Coast.

His replacement will be John Cadogan, the station’s motoring correspondent and fill in host on the same shift.


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