Ben Harvey (Australian radio personality)

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Ben Harvey
NationalityAustralian
OccupationRadio presenter, comedian

Ben Harvey is an Australian radio presenter and comedian. He co-hosts the Breakfast show on Nova 919 with Liam Stapleton.

Early life[edit]

Harvey grew up on acreage in Lewiston, South Australia. He left school aged 16, and worked on a dairy farm. At 18 years old, Harvey moved to Adelaide.[1]

Career[edit]

Harvey began volunteering at the Adelaide community radio station Fresh 92.7, where he met Liam Stapleton.[2] As a duo, "Ben & Liam" went on to present the breakfast show for Fresh 92.7, compete in the state finals of Raw Comedy, and host a comedy show at the Adelaide Fringe Festival.[1]

In late 2016, Harvey and Stapleton were confirmed to take over from Matt Okine and Alex Dyson as co-hosts of the nationwide Triple J Breakfast show in 2017.[3] They were signed on for another year in the role in 2018.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Here's What We Know About Triple J's New 'Brekkie' Boys Ben & Liam". Pedestrian TV. 22 November 2016.
  2. ^ Bucklow, Andrew (22 November 2016). "Meet the new hosts of the Triple J brekky show". news.com.au.
  3. ^ Joshi, Kruti (2 February 2017). "Triple j's Ben & Liam: From local radio to national breakfast show". Media Week.
  4. ^ Challenor, Jake (15 December 2017). "From Adelaide to Australia, the making of triple j's Ben & Liam". Radio Today.