BBC Radio 5 live has hired former Daybreak presenter Adrian Chiles, Absolute Radio breakfast host Christian O'Connell, Match of the Day presenter Jonathan Pearce and This Morning contributor Matt Johnson to its presentation team.
Chiles is returning to BBC Radio 5 live as co-host of 5 live Drive on Fridays, beginning 8 November. He previously worked for the station when it launched in 1994, hosting business programme Wake Up To Money and Chiles on Saturday.
O'Connell, Pearce and Johnson will share presenting duties for topical panel show Fighting Talk which returns this weekend. They replace Colin Murray who left to join talkSPORT.