Last updated August 2004
Scott Mills currently hosts the drivetime slot from
4.00 to 7.00pm.
Scott hosted the 1999 New Year show for Radio 1 and
their coverage of the Brits Awards 2000/02.
2001 saw Scott debut on the hugely popular Top of the
Pops for BBC ONE, present T4's Planet Pop and also the pop desk for
ITV2's Bedrock series.
In addition, Scott co-presented Top of the Pops@Play
and For Your Ears Only on UK Play, as well as Top of the Pops Plus on
BBC TWO. Most recently, Scott hosted TOTP's Prime.
Born in Southampton on 28 March 1974, Scott always dreamed of becoming
a Radio 1 DJ.
At 16, after barraging his local radio station Power
FM with demo tapes, Scott was given the chance to present a week of
He was promptly offered a five hour slot from 1.00 to
6.00am six nights a week, which made Scott the youngest radio presenter
in the UK.
An offer for the Power FM drivetime show soon followed.
Since then, Scott has never looked back. After a two year stint at GWR
FM in Bristol, Scott was snapped up by Piccadilly Key 103 in Manchester.
Initially on the late night slot, Scott swiftly shifted
to the mid-morning slot. While there Scott conducted numerous high profile
interviews and even secured an exclusive chat with Robbie Williams about
his departure from Take That.
In 1995, Scott was asked to join the new London station Heart FM. Live
events in Battersea Park, Hyde Park and a special on stage appearance
in the middle of Covent Garden followed.
Other television credits for Scott include a regular Sunday night appearance
on Sky News where Scott gave his opinion on the week's newest record
releases, and presenting for the British Forces abroad and a six week
music show for the Middle East.
In 1998 Scott was approached by the Radio 1 early breakfast show and
carried on getting up early for Britain until he took over the weekend
afternoon shows in January 2004.
Scott Mills: Drivetime, 4.00-7.00pm,
weekdays, Radio 1