Christian O'Connell named as new host of Q Awards

Posted 29 July 2014, 3.44pm edt

The London Evening Standard is reporting tonight that Christian O'Connell has been named as the new host of the Q Awards.

In the story, which isn't, yet, on the Evening Standard's website, the Absolute Radio breakfast presenter is quoted as saying that he "jumped at the chance".

Absolute Radio was recently bought by Bauer Media, who also own Q magazine.