Capital FM DJ Dave Berry will take over the station’s weekday breakfast slot vacated by Johnny Vaughan.
Vaughan left Capital abruptly last month after nearly eight years on the show.
Berry, who currently presents Capital’s weekend breakfast show, will join co-presenter Lisa Snowdon on the weekday show starting in January.
Before moving to Capital, Berry hosted a breakfast show on its sister station, XFM, and has presented Channel 4’s youth strand, T4.
Berry said of the announcement: “To be given the opportunity to wake up London every weekday morning is a dream come true on so many levels.
“I have an absolute passion for radio, I love this city and, of course, it’s no bad thing working alongside the gorgeous Lisa Snowdon. Bring it on.”
Richard Park, director of broadcasting for Capital’s parent company, Global, said: “Dave Berry is a massive radio talent, and has already proved himself a huge hit with Capital listeners.
“I am convinced that the chemistry between him and Lisa Snowdon will make for great radio and that the show will become a must-listen for London every weekday morning.”