James steers radio drive time

Bli Bli 20-year-old James McKay is hosting a new afternoon drive time radio show on 101.3 FM.
Bli Bli 20-year-old James McKay is hosting a new afternoon drive time radio show on 101.3 FM. Brett Wortman

IT WAS only late last year that James McKay was making his first appearance on community television and daring to dream of becoming the next Rove McManus.

The Bli Bli 20-year-old had launched his own internet talk show, The James McKay Show, which was picked up by Brisbane community television station 31 Digital.

Now that "silly, light-hearted entertainment program" has landed him a job on a new Sunshine Coast radio program.

Drive Time with James will be launched at 4pm tomorrow on 101.3FM.

James said it was a dream come true.

"I can't wait to get started. It is such a great opportunity to be doing a show on the Sunshine Coast," he said.

"It is going to be a lot of fun, especially because everything will be live."

The two-hour program will feature top-40 music charts, as well as comedy segments and talk-back.

James said the program was the next big step to stardom.

"It is a dream come true for me. It is something I have always wanted to do," he said.

"Hopefully the community tune in and enjoy a young person's view on the radio."

Topics:  music, radio, talk show, television, tv




Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
Perfect First Or Last... $225,000
House 2 1 1
Superb Quality & Pure... $399,000
House 4 3 3
The Ultimate Beach... $449,000
House 5 2 2
Your Own Sanctuary ... Offers Over...
House 3 2 6

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Clarence Valley jobs listed daily


Featured Jobs
We are seeking an... Coffs Harbour Full Time
FOREST MANAGER Coffs Harbour Full Time
Fish Farmhand Grafton Casual


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Great Gardening...

Win a $500 gardening gift voucher
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Post an ad from $30
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Libra

You could be invited somewhere that you find very uncomfortable. You'll remain polite, but you will not enjoy the experience. Demands at...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save