Vicki Blight

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Vicki Blight
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Station(s) BBC Radio Wales
Previous show(s) Red Dragon FM, Heart 106, Century FM, BBC Radio 1, Absolute Radio

Victoria "Vicki" Blight is a radio DJ based in the United Kingdom. Blight has presented shows on Heart 106, a regional radio station broadcast to the East Midlands, Absolute Radio, BBC Radio 1 and currently BBC Radio Wales. [1] The name Blight is of Cornish origin. [2]

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Early radio career

Vicki Blight was involved in student radio at Cardiff University, where she went on to win Best Female Presenter at the Radio 1 Student Radio Award in 2002. [3]

From there, she became a presenter on Red Dragon FM, a commercial radio station based in South Wales, in 2003. After graduating, she joined independent station Century FM. [3]

Heart 106

Vicki Blight has presented various shows on Nottingham-based Heart 106, including a weekday afternoon slot and a topical phone-in show.

She has additionally presented an overnight slot and a weekend slot on the station, and, in under a year, she became the co-presenter of the breakfast show. [3]

BBC Radio 1

In 2007, she was awarded with the Friday Early Breakfast slot on the station, and presented the slot for a month.

She was rumoured to be the new Radio 1 Surgery presenter on BBC Radio 1; [4] these rumours have since been proved false when Kelly Osbourne was unveiled as the new presenter in September 2007. [5]

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References

  1. http://bbc.ask-adders.com/series/vicki+blight/, BBC listings. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-20. Retrieved 2010-11-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  4. vicki blight on radio 1 - Radio - Digital Spy Forums
  5. Broadcasting - News - Kelly Osbourne joins Radio 1 - Digital Spy