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Profile Edwin Evers: The man behind the best-listened radio show quits

For the regular listeners of Radio 538 will take some getting used to as they are at the beginning of January to work on driving and not Edwin Evers, but Frank Dane to hear. Evers presents Friday the last edition of Evers staat op, the most popular ochtendshow of the country.

The 47-year-old radio dj was at the end of march, announced that he after 21 years stops making his ochtendshow. In his own program and he called that the toughest decision he ever had to take. “I am to live a life that is less in the service of the clock, especially the clock 20.00 in the evening. I sometimes argue with it,” said Evers, who every morning around 4.00 a.m. had to get up.

Immediately upon the announcement of his retirement, he emphasized Evers that he has the radio world not at all behind. “The chance that I return, is 120 percent. This is not goodbye, but a restart with a small interval.”

Evers, who also sings and plays the drums, will be the next time on his own band and writing music. In march he continues with his tour. “It’s a fine idea is that I’m on the stage without the idea that I was there early the next morning off,” he told last week in an interview.

In addition, Evers would like other artists to help. “With the writing of the new single I see of joe Smith, I am a new avenue. And I also for Elske DeWall written. That had always in-between. Now I have more time and all space. I don’t know where it leads, but I find it fun to do.”

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Edwin Evers explains why he stops with ochtendshow

Radioman began at the local broadcaster

Evers began his career in broadcasting with local broadcasters, including the Hardenberg Sick Broadcaster. Later he went to run at the Amsterdam station Extra 108 and in 1991 got Evers, an afternoon programme on the commercial station, Power FM.

In 1992 was the radio dj for Veronica to work on Radio 3 and he made on Saturday afternoon the program Evers in the wild. When Veronica commercial was, was Evers a daily radio program.

In april 2000 he made the transition from 3FM, where he since 1998 Evers staat op presented, to Radio 538. Thanks to his imitations of famous persons, among whom were Frank and Ronald de Boer and Johan Cruyff, grew Evers’ program off to the best listening program on the Dutch radio.

In 1999, 2000 and 2009, Evers the Marconi Award for operator of the year, and in 2014 he was awarded with the Marconi Oeuvre Award, because according to the jury with the Evers On “the meaning of ochtendradio has defined”.

Friday is Evers in an extra-long broadcast to hear. Which starts at 6.00 pm and lasts for twelve hours. Frank Dane begins on January 2, at his new ochtendshow on Radio 538. During the holidays and in the weekends, the transmitter is a custom programming. On the days it is surrounded by Mark Labrand between 6.00 am and 10.00 pm on the transmitter to hear it.

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Frank Dane has announced that he, Edwin Evers follow

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