A page turns for Léa Salamé. Since August 2014, the journalist woke up the French listeners every morning on France Inter. For three seasons, Patrick Cohen’s ex-colleague hosted the 7:50 interview before taking the reins of 7/9 in 2017 with his colleague Nicolas Demorand.

For her last radio interview, Thursday July 6, 2023, the morning worker Léa Salamé received the Savoyard writer and mountaineer Cédric Sapin-Defour for the release of his book His smell after the rain, published by Stock editions. A final interview for the journalist, replaced by Sonia Devillers next September, who did not fail to mark the occasion. “You were my last 7:50,” she began her on-air speech.

Léa Salamé: “We’ll meet a little later in the job”

“After nine seasons, this is my last 7:50 interview. We received politicians, writers, intellectuals, civil society actors, anonymous people, free words, strong words, sometimes upsetting, “said the famous presenter on France Inter. “It was an absolute pleasure for me to welcome them to this magnificent setting.”

The companion of Raphaël Glucksmann took the opportunity to address a few words to his successor. “I’m giving it to Sonia Devillers at the start of the school year. She will impregnate her style, her brand and her talent”. Then to conclude in front of the millions of listeners. “As for us, fellow listeners, we will meet a little later in the post, in the new great ‘7/10 ‘ with Nicholas. We hope you will be faithful. We will talk to you about it in due time. Thank you so much !”.

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After this last issue, Catherine Nayl, director of information at France Inter, published a photo to salute the work of the famous morning worker. “Thank you for your finesse and your commitment, for this strength and these cracks that make you this unique journalist,” she captioned her Instagram post.

At the start of the school year, Léa Salamé will therefore continue her duet with the brother of the late Sébastien Demorand at 8:20 a.m. and will officiate in the box after 9 a.m. on France Inter. On the television side, she will host a new season of Quelle epoque, with Christophe Dechavanne and humorist Philippe Caverivière, which has had a huge audience (1.15 million viewers on average and on watch, according to Puremedias) in the second part of evening on France 2.