Deb Knight to be axed: 2GB afternoon present scores drop

2GB host Deb Knight is reportedly set to be axed from her position as host of the Sydney radio station’s afternoon present.

9 Radio is about to announce the axing of the broadcaster, in keeping with The Sunday Telegraph.

Knight, 50, was reportedly knowledgeable final week and was “shattered” by the information.

The seasoned broadcaster was the one feminine presenter on the conservative speak station.

Her latest scores have reportedly dropped to a report low – 6 per cent market share in the newest radio scores survey, down from a 2023 excessive of 8.9 per cent.

Knight was appointed to the position 4 years in the past, receiving considerably greater scores at 11.4 per cent share outcomes, at a time when radio was drawing bigger audiences because of the Covid lockdown.

Her contract was rumoured to be at a whopping $600,000 in the beginning of her position with 2GB in 2020.

It’s uncertain whether or not she will likely be reabsorbed by 9’s TV arm the place she has been a preferred newsreader since 2011.

The spot for the 2GB afternoon present host will quickly be up for grabs, with a number of media personas reportedly eyeing the position.

Based on The Sunday Telegraph, a latest fill-in for Deb Knight, Joe Hildebrand, may doubtlessly be a “favorite” for the position.

Fellow 2GB presenter Mark Levy has additionally expressed curiosity within the place.

9 Community has been contacted for remark.

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