Mark Wright joins Heart FM

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 18 December 2012
Mark Wright

Mark Wright

Former 'The Only Way is Essex' star Mark Wright has joined Heart FM and will host two Christmas special shows before having a regular Friday and Saturday night slot in the new year

Mark Wright has joined Heart FM.

The former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star will host his festive editions of Party Classics on Christmas Eve (24.12.12) and Christmas Day (25.12.12) from 7pm, and from the new year he will be taking up a new permanent position as the host of the Friday and Saturday night Club Classics show on the Heart network from 7-9pm.

He said: "I've always listened to Heart from being a kid on the way to school and now getting ready for a night out, so to be presenting my own radio show on the station is a great honour. I had to pinch myself when I found out and I can't wait for my first show."

Myleene Klass has also joined the network will be hosting her very own festive special, 'Myleene's Klass Christmas', on Christmas Eve from midday, featuring exclusive performances from guests including The X Factor's Ella Henderson.

Myleene said: "I'm so excited to be joining the Heart presenter line up. To be given my own show, a piano and the chance to work with some incredible people (as well as the seemingly constant supply of mince pies), is a lovely way to get in the Christmas spirit."

Global Radio's Director of Broadcasting Richard Park said: "We are thrilled with the new faces joining Heart this Christmas and new year. What a great way to end a successful year and kick start 2013!"

Heart is available across the UK on 96-107 FM, digital and online at

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