Who Is Helen Thomas Radio 2 & Why Is Twitter Mad At Her?

Helen Thomas as the new head of BBC Radio 2 starting 2018 ( Source : Radiodayseurope )

Helen Thomas, the head of BBC Radio 2 along with the station itself, has been on fire from Twitter users after the announcement of Steve Wright resigning from the afternoon slot to be replaced by Scott Mills.

Steve Wright mentioned that he would be leaving the spot to someone else because his boss and friend, Helen Thomas, asked him to since she wanted to do something different.

This led fans of the radio announcer to take their anger and disappointment regarding the decision to Twitter.

Let us learn more about the head of BBC Radio 2, who is at the center of all the hate on Twitter, and find out more about her Wikipedia bio, salary, and net worth in detail.


Helen Thomas Radio 2 Wikipedia & Bio

Helen Thomas is the head of the BBC Radio 2 station and does not have her name included on the Wikipedia page yet, but you can find her bio on various different sites.

The BBC head started working at Radio 2 in 2003, replacing Lewis Carnie as the producer of the Drivetime show. Before acting as the head of Radio 2, Helen worked as the Head of Content Commissioning and Network Editor at BBC.

Helen Thomas at the All Star Party on BBC Radio 2 anniversary
Helen Thomas at the All Star Party on BBC Radio 2 anniversary ( Source : Twitter )

Thomas worked as a news anchor at BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio 4 The Today Programme, and Newsbeat at Radio 1. After joining Radio 2 as its head, she launched the very first BBC Music Pop Up digital radio station with major partnerships with RHS and The Space and Art Fund.

Helen was nominated the Individual of the Year at the Arias in 2018, having won the Creative Director of the Radio Academy’s Radio Festival in 2016.

She was a great addition to the station but has been in blast for her former co-worker’s statement regarding his resignation. However, there are some people who agree with her decision that it is time for something new.

But the fans of Steve far outweigh the people who are actually okay with the head of BBC Radio 2’s decision to replace the presenter. Steve has announced that he will be leading his morning jocking show.

Twitter lashing out at the announcement of Steve Wright being replaced on BBC Radio 2 afternoon slot
Twitter lashing out at the announcement of Steve Wright being replaced on BBC Radio 2 afternoon slot ( Source : Twitter )

How Much Does Helen Thomas Earn? Salary & Net Worth In Detail

According to BBC, Helen Thomas earns a salary of around $200,000 working as the head of the station, and her net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. Before acting as the head of the station, she has been working with the station since 1995.

Recently, she helped BBC with the success of Project Hull, which was a £25m investment on BBC connecting locally in Hull/East Riding of Yorkshire. She has been an integral part of BBC even before working as the head of Radio 2.



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