Vernon Kay to join rebranded XFM station Radio X

Vernon Kay makes his return to radio by undertaking the mid-morning show at Radio X. Credit: PA

Bolton presenter Vernon Kay has been confirmed as the latest addition to the rebranded XFM radio station, Radio X. The All Star Family Fortunes presenter will be one of the famous new faces to join the mainly digital radio station, and will present the mid-morning show.

Vernon Kay joins the likes of ex-BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles, Johnny Vaughan and Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson.

"I’m excited to be getting back on the radio. The launch of Radio X is the dawn of a new era in radio.

"There is a real buzz around the station because we know that this is going to be a lot of fun."

– Vernon Kay

Radio X's new line-up will launch on Monday September 21 from 6.30am.