Who is Scott Mills? Eurovision 2019 semi-final host and Radio 1 DJ

Who is Scott Mills? Eurovision 2019 semi-final host and Radio 1 DJ

SCOTT Mills is a seasoned Radio 1 DJ and host of the Eurovision semi-finals.

Here's everything you need to know about him and his life on the air waves…

Who is Scott Mills?

Scott Mills, 45, is a radio presenter from Eastleigh, Hampshire.

He began his career at the age of 16 as a host of his local radio station Power FM.

Based on his initial success he was given the graveyard slot (1am-6am) and became the youngest radio presenter in the UK.

Scott later went on to work at GWR FM Bristol, Piccadilly Key 103 in Manchester and Heart 106.2 in London before becoming a national radio star.

When will Scott Mills host the Eurovision 2018 semi-finals?

Scott Mills will host the Eurovision 2019 semi-finals alongside Rylan Clark-Neal.

Reporting from Tel-Aviv, Israel they will be out exploring the country and meeting the contestants.

The shows will be aired on May 14 and May 16 on BBC Four, before the final 26 countries battle it out in the grand final on May 18 on BBC One.

Scott has presented the Eurovision semi-finals since 2011 when it was hosted in Dusseldorf, Germany.

When did Scott Mills join Radio 1?

Scott joined Radio 1 in 1998 as a presenter for the early breakfast show between 4am-7am.

In July 2005 he shifted to an early-evening weekday slot while covering for Sara Cox who was on maternity leave.

Since Sara never returned the slot became The Scott Mills' Show from 1pm-4pm, Monday to Friday.

The show features popular segments such as Laura's Diary, Innuendo Bingo and Rate My Listener.

Scott's catchphrases include "it's only bley Friday" and he often ends calls with "love you, bye."


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What else has Scott Mills done?

Scott has also appeared on a number of TV Shows.

From 2006-2007 he appeared as a reporter Paul Lang in the medical soap Casualty.

He has also been a contestant on Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Supermarket Sweep, Mastermind and Most Haunted.

In 2009 Scott Mills: The Musical played for three nights at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

In 2010 he did another fringe show The Bjorn Identity which was The Bourne Identity to the music of ABBA.

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