Triple J names new breakfast team

Triple J has promoted Tom Ballard and Alex Dyson to present its flagship breakfast programme, making them what is believed to be the youngest breakfast team in the country.  

Triple JThey will move from their weekend breakfast slot to take on the 6-9am weekday shift from January 11 next year.

They will replace Robbie, Marieke and the Doctor. Robbie will be moving over the the ABC’s 702, though it is not known at this stage where the other two presenters will be going.

Triple J is also yet to confirm who will replace 19-year-old Ballard and and 21-year-old Dyson on their weekend breakfast shift.

Ballard was named Best Newcomer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year and he has regularly gigs at comedy venues nationally with guest spots on The 7pm Project and Good News Week.


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