Who’s on sec­ond?

We know the names, faces and voices of the front­line sol­diers in the break­fast FM war. Dave Hughes and Kate Lang­broek on NOVA, Matt Til­ley and Jo Stan­ley on FOX and Peter Hel­liar and Myf Warhurst on TripleMare the high-profile stan­dard bear­ers. But who do

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FOX 101.9

Dave ‘Higgo’ Hig­gins 9am-noon week­days Any bloke who nom­i­nates their hid­den tal­ent as burp­ing loudly is worth a lis­ten. Lists his loves as fast cars, loud heavy-metal mu­sic, the Bombers, meat and pota­toes, the oc­ca­sional drink and laugh­ing un­til it hurts. Rod ‘iRod’ Mal­don Noon-4pm The Bun­bury, WA-born ra­dio wan­derer started his ca­reer at 16 and has spent much of his time since sleep­ing off hang­overs in gar­den beds across the coun­try.

Triple M 105.1

Dan­ger­ous Dave Wil­liams 9am-noon Bal­larat boy who chose vol­un­teer work in ra­dio over sweep­ing floors at the lo­cal Mars Bar fac­tory. Mike ‘Fitzy’ Fitz­patrick Noon-4pm For­merly a mem­ber of Triple Mbreak­fast show

this wannabe Blues gui­tarist and ac­tor fea­tured as one of mag­a­zine’s 50 Most El­i­gi­ble Bach­e­lors in 2003 and 2005.

Vega 91.5

Mike Perso 9am-1pm Wan­garatta na­tive who turned to ra­dio af­ter re­al­is­ing he wasn’t good at footy or truck driv­ing. Rob Kidd 1pm-3pm Live-mu­sic fa­natic who has checked bands in­clud­ing the Rolling Stones, Coldplay, INXS, Split Enz, Crowded House, Nick­el­back and Pearl Jam off his ‘‘To Do’’ list.

NOVA 100

Dylan Lewis 9am-noon Hy­per­ac­tive ball-jug­gling, ka­zoo-play­ing, fire-eat­ing jack-of-all-trades mu­sic fa­natic, who treats the stu­dio more like his per­sonal amuse­ment park. Hay­ley Pear­son Noon-3pm Re­cently ar­rived and mar­ried Ade­laide-born DJ with a back­ground in jour­nal­ism.

Gold 104

9am-1pm Peter ‘Harro’ Har­ri­son De­liv­ers a round-up of clas­sic hits from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, in­clud­ing a Clas­sic Count­down at 9am. De­scribes his show as ‘‘bril­liant’’ with tongue firmly planted in cheek. Craig Hug­gins 1pm-5pm A 40-year ra­dio vet­eran (above) who not only plays a vast se­lec­tion of clas­sic hits, but prob­a­bly heard most of them upon their ini­tial re­lease. Cathy Dinn 9am-2pm Of­fers a mix of songs lis­ten­ers can sing along to punc­tu­ated by hourly news up­dates. Trans­ports her au­di­ence back to a world of shoul­der pads, acid-wash jeans and leg warm­ers for an hour each day with the ’80s Mix at noon. Jakob Pavlovic 2pm-4pm Footy-lov­ing, poker-play­ing Su­doku fan who lists his favourite phrase as ‘‘bug­ger!’’

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