Sunday, 7 October 2012

Merrick Watts to co-host Radio Awards with Sharon Osbourne

Triple M Network’s national radio host Merrick Watts is to co-host this year’s Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) with special international guest, Sharon Osbourne.

The well-known comedian, radio host and television presenter said he was honoured to be co-hosting with such an internationally well-known personality.  “I was thrilled to be asked to co-host the Awards.  I am really looking forward to meeting Sharon in person and explaining to her what a bogan is.  It’s best she knows what she’ll be working with.” 

Additional presenters announced today include Nova’s breakfast team, Fitzy and Wippa (Ryan Fitzgerald and Michael Wipfli), WSFM breakfast team, Jonesy & Amanda, (Brendan Jones & Amanda Keller), 2UE drive presenter, Paul Murray, Nova presenters, Kate Langbroek and Tim Blackwell, Southern Cross Austereo, Radar presenters, Ella Hooper & Byron Cooke and Mix 106.5 Love God, Richard Mercer.

Entertainment on the night will include Guy Sebastian, The Veronicas, Timomatic, Commercial Radio Australia country scholarship winner, BayLou, plus a performance by the winner of First Break, the commercial radio industry and Mushroom Group's new emerging talent initiative.

In addition to co-hosting the Awards Sharon Osbourne will be the keynote speaker at the National Radio Conference on 12 October, also at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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