But. Amol is BBC staff.
It was mentioned at least twice during The Media Show yesterday, that yes, he was employed by the BBC on at least two occasions, but for the media show presenting, Steve was a freelance.
I think Radio 4 should look outside the corporation, but with knowledge of the BBC and ITV for his replacement.
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