Medha Gandhi Named New Co-Host of 'Elvis Duran and the Morning Show'

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Elvis Duran and Medha Gandhi pose as she joins "The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show" at Z100 Studio on Sept. 17, 2018 in New York City. 

"Now the fun part begins," said Duran.

Medha Gandhi has joined the Elvis Duran and the Morning Show as the program's new co-host, ending a seven-month search to fill the position. 

The show's titular host, Elvis Duran, says he saw Gandhi as the right fit immediately. "From the first moment we all met Gandhi, we knew our sister had arrived," Duran said in a statement. "And now the fun part begins.”

Gandhi grew up in Miami and attended Nova Southeastern University in Florida for the first three years of college before transferring to Ohio State, where she simultaneously interned at a radio station and found her passion. Since, Gandhi has worked her way up in the industry, notably serving as executive producer of a morning show at WCNI in New London, Connecticut, and, later, becoming the executive producer for Matty in the Morning on WXKS Kiss 108 in Boston. Gandhi also first applied for this job with Elvis Duran in 2012 and has been in touch with the show's executive producer, David Brody, ever since.

The announcement about Gandhi joining the team first surfaced in late July, but she assumed her duties as a co-host effective Monday.

"I'm still shocked that this is happening. I can't believe I'm getting to live my dreams," said Gandhi in a a statement. "I've tried to tell him that they all made a mistake by choosing me, but I waited until after I signed the contract to do that, so now NYC, Elvis, and the dysfunctional family are all stuck with me. In all seriousness though, I am overwhelmed with joy and so excited to be joining this team. I can't wait to get this party started."