News talk 882 6PR Perth has today signed Channel Nine Perth journalist Oliver Peterson as host of the drive program, 3pm-6pm Monday to Friday, effective Monday January 23.
Peterson takes over from Adam Shand, who presented the show for the past two years.
Peterson joins a team that includes Steve Mills and Basil Zempilas on breakfast, Gareth Parker for mornings, Simon Beaumont for afternoons, Sportsday with Karl Langdon and Paul Hasleby and Chris Ilsley’s Perth Tonight program.
882 6PR commercial director Barrie Quick said, “The appointment of Ollie as host of the drive program, now to be branded as Perth Live, delivers a fresh new lineup for our audience in 2017. Ollie has proved himself as one of the most accomplished young talents in the market and we’re pleased to have him as part of the 6PR lineup.”