Longtime 2GB presenter Michael McLaren has been announced as the new Afternoons presenter in 2024, replacing Deborah Knight.
McLaren started his radio career at 2GB 17 years ago as a program producer. In 2011 he began hosting Weekend Overnights before taking on Australia Overnights for six years. He moved to more hospitable hours at the start of 2023, hosting 2GB’s Weekend Mornings program.
2GB Content Manager, Luke Davis said:
“We’re absolutely delighted to bring our listeners more of Michael McLaren in 2024. Michael’s performance over the past 12 years has been outstanding, with listeners warming to his intelligence, quick wit and knack for breaking down complex issues. His ability to cover anything from the news of the day, to travel, nostalgia, health, cars, technology and entertainment makes him the perfect companion for Afternoons.”
McLaren commences his new role on January 15, 2024.