Burns steps down from 3AW brekkiesBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 31st July 2020 at 6:46pm
John “Burnso” Burns has officially stood down from breakfast duties with 3AW.
He made his final broadcast today on the 3AW breakfast show with Ross Stevenson, marking the end of a tandem that has been on the roll since 2001, with 147 straight survey wins to boot. Both of them previously ran Lawyers, Guns and Money on the RRR community station.
Burns originally signed a contract late last year to finish up on the Tokyo Olympics’ supposed last day today. He also timed his exit to be just after turning 75 years old yesterday, but has pledged to contribute to station content from time to time.
Russel Howcroft will succeed Burns on the breakfast show on 3 August.
“I’ve had 20 of the most fun and fruitful years of my life here and am looking forward to my next chapter with 3AW,” said Burns.
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