She was then promoted to the Saturday Breakfast and then drivetime show.
It makes her the first new host of the show in over a decade.
Reggie, 34, said he was standing down over “ill-considered remarks” in an interview.
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Clara was born in Kingston upon Thames on - that makes her 33.
And when I complained to somebody, they were incredulous, and said “What? I don’t think so.’ Miss Kershaw joined Radio 1 shortly after Savile’s departure, but said colleagues constantly joked about his behaviour.