Star Radio North East has hired Anthony Collins as breakfast presenter and Tim Lichfield as drivetime presenter.
Both hirings have worked at Bauer Media stations in the North East. Litchfield has also been a presenter at 95.8 Capital FM and Virgin Radio before it became Absolute Radio. He can be found tweeting @timlichfield.
John Clayton was appointed Star Radio North East managing director in December following the departure of former managing director Mark Reason and programme director Robin Banks, who was recently hired to present breakfast on the soon-to-be launched 107 JACK fm Berkshire.