Osher Gunsberg has quit radio to focus on The Bachelor

Australia's favourite hair is leaving its radio gig and taking The Bachelorette host Osher Gunsberg with it.

The "TV and Radio guy" penned a song to his fellow Hit105 hosts to announce he was removing one of those job descriptions, at least temporarily, to focus on the other.

"I'm leaving Brisbane, I got too busy making TV," he belted out live on air via videolink on Friday morning.

"I tried to make it. My schedule couldn't take it, plus they offered me some more money."

Gunsberg had been at the station for two years, hosting breakfast with Stav, Abby and Matt.

His frequently reinvented career lit up again recently with the help of The Bachelor, where his hair was fawned over relentlessly in countless episode recaps.

The current season of The Bachelorette debuted to its biggest audience for any Australian incarnation of the show.

The former Channel V host told his colleagues it was a hard decision but he had "roses to count on TV" and wanted to make sure he could spend time with his family, make-up artist wife Audrey Griffin and her daughter.

"It's been the most wonderful two years of my life and between now we've got a new Bachelor show, Bachelor in Paradise and between Bachelor and Bachelorette I'm really not able to see these two wonderful women in my life."

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After two incredible years, I must sadly bid farewell to Hit105 and the three legends of Stav, Abby & Matt. Apologies to Kim Durant and BTQ7.Posted by Osher G??nsberg on Thursday, 5 October 2017

Hit105 content director Mathew Eggleston issued a short statement confirming the departure.

"Osher Gunsberg will be finishing with the Hit105 breakfast team on Friday 27th October due to increased TV commitments in 2018," he said.

"It's been an absolute pleasure to have Osher's experience and wealth of knowledge, not only of radio but the Brisbane market on the air, and we wish him all the best for the future."

Gunsberg described returning to the station where he started his radio career to take on the breakfast shift as like "captaining the Enterprise".

"So then to have to make a decision of having to leave it is very, very tough," he said on an extra podcast.

"And it's certainly something I did with wife and daughter. We had a good chat about it."

The story Osher Gunsberg has quit radio to focus on The Bachelor first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.

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