Three is the Magic Number for SPIN!
Thursday, 11th August: SPIN 1038, Dublin’s Number 1 music station, has today announced a brand-new morning show featuring new voices and fresh faces!
SPIN Breakfast with Emma, Dave and Aisling will hit the airwaves in the coming weeks and promises to serve up a menu of the biggest hit music and the hottest entertainment news with a side of friendly banter from this new trio!
So, who are the new SPIN stars set to wake up Dublin every weekday morning from 7-10am?
Emma Nolan: Emma joins SPIN having worked on some of Ireland’s biggest music stations, Beat, iRadio and most recently FM104 where Emma presented the flagship daytime show. A twice IMRO radio award nominee, Emma has also presented weekend shows on Virgin Radio in the UK.
Dave Hammond: Dave has wanted to work in radio since he was 10 years old and during his first year of college, landed a one-week internship at a radio station, a position he managed to hold onto for the entire summer before being made full time!
Dave took home gold for Best Radio DJ twice (2018, 2020) for his show on Beat and for the past three years presented the lunchtime show on the South East station before joining SPIN as an entertainment reporter.
Aisling Bonner: Aisling kicked off her radio career reporting the traffic with AA Roadwatch where she was heard on RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM where she became popular among breakfast listeners for her daily segment ‘Ais Bon in the Calm of Dawn’!
For the past year, Aisling has worked as Assistant Producer of The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show on Today FM joining Ian on air for a daily Showbiz update and frequently featuring in Gift Grub sketches alongside Mario Rosenstock. In recent months, Aisling has been working as a cover presenter at SPIN.
Commenting on SPIN Breakfast with Emma, Dave and Aisling, James Brownlow, Managing Editor of Music & Entertainment said: “From the moment they first hit a studio together, it was amazing to hear this authentic chemistry light up the mics – the kind that only best friends have. Their positive and energetic attitude is the perfect formula for breakfast radio, and we cannot wait for our SPIN audience to hear them in action every morning”.
The recent JNLR listenership results showed that over a quarter of a million people tune into SPIN every week. SPIN now commands an 8.4% share of the Dublin radio market and has a social media following of almost 1.5million.