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Asian Network begins search for twelve new voices to front new weekly show

By | Published on Tuesday 15 December 2020

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The BBC Asian Network has begun a search for “twelve unique and exciting new voices, who live and breathe British Asian culture and have a passion for reporting on the latest in music, current affairs and the world of entertainment”. Those voices will then be heard on a new Sunday afternoon show on the station that will kick off in March.

Each person recruited via this talent search programme will present four two hour shows over the next year. And the BBC station says that, although “the search for new voices will focus on those whose strengths lie in presenting”, people with no previous radio experience are still encouraged to apply.

Announcing the talent search, the network’s boss Ahmed Hussain said: “Asian Network is all about your voice and I’m excited to hear from the next generation of presenters from right across the UK. This is a chance to represent what you’re really about and what you can bring to the Asian Network. We’ve created a brand new two hour slot on Sundays to ensure that we give the best opportunities to our stars of tomorrow. The great thing about this is that you don’t even need previous radio experience!”

There are already a bunch of new voices set to join the station next year following a recently announced schedule revamp.