Vicky Pattison to cover Russ Morris on Drive at Heart North East

Presenter and author Vicky Pattison is joining Heart North East Drive to cover Drive for Russ Morris.

Vicky announced the move on her Instagram account saying “I’m just buzzing like an old fridge to have been given this opportunity!”

Vicky has featured on shows including ‘Celebrity Masterchef,’ ‘Celebrity ‘SAS Who Dares Wins’ and was crowned Queen of the Jungle on ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ in 2015.

Earlier this year she fronted the Channel 4 documentary, ‘Vicky Pattison: My Dad, Alcohol and Me’.

Vicky said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be stepping into guest host the much-loved Drivetime programme. I’ve grown up listening to Heart North East for so many years and I cannot wait to get started!”

Giles Tanner, Regional Managing Editor, Scotland, The North & Midlands at Global said “We’re thrilled to have Vicky on board to cover our Drivetime show on Heart North East. We know Vicky is much loved in the North East, and is full of personality and has a great sense of humour which we know our listeners will love!”