Scott Mills - 24 years on Radio 1

Aug 24, 2022, 05:00 AM

After nearly a quarter of a century at BBC Radio 1, Scott Mills is leaving to take over BBC Radio 2's afternoon show. 

From early breakfast, to drive, afternoons and hundreds of breakfast cover shows - Scott has soundtracked a generation of Radio 1 listeners lives.

This week, in an extended episode, Christian Hewgill talks to Scott about his unforgettable time at the station he wanted to work at since being a child. Expect some Scott Mills gold, and a few things to learn along the way, including...

  • What made him want to work at Radio 1?
  • How he went from a commercial jock, to a feature-led presenter
  • The value of the Producer-Presenter relationship, as he formed a partnership with Emlyn Dodd
  • His all-time favourite features
  • How he helped Radio 1 start doing video content
  • How he formed relationships with sidekicks
  • His friendship with Chris Stark
  • The key to a long career on youth radio
  • The emotions of leaving the station he loves