Today FM morning presenter Anton Savage has left the station with immediate effect today. A statement released on his programmes official Twitter account said Anton had different objectives for the show than the management did, disagreeing on music, topics, formats and guests.
Ian Dempsey and Anton Savage sit just shy of the 200,000 mark each with Ian’s Breakfast Show still streets ahead of the competition in the 7-9am slot on 181,000 listeners while Anton’s mid-morning show currently attracts an audience of 191,000.
A fortnight ago The Anton Savage Show received an unusual request from Conor Hughes in Dundalk. Conor is the founder of Cross Cause, a small charity that helps to run orphanages in Romania and Moldova, as well as supply them with aid several times a year.
Anton Savage interviewed Owen and you can read the blog on the Today FM website here, and the full interview is now available as a podcast here. The full interview is just over 17 minutes long. There was also an article in the Irish Times regarding the same matter which can be read here.