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Below is a list of news presenters and reporters who are no longer with us.

Steve Hewlett was a writer, broadcaster and media consultant He presented The Media Show on Radio 4, and talked about media matters on BBC News and Sky News before his death in February 2017. He was diagnosed in March 2016 with cancer of the oesophagus.

Liz was a reporter for the BBC Newsnight Programme She was the reporter on an expose of Sir Jimmy Savile as a paedophile which was controversially cancelled by the BBC in December, 2011. The decision to axe the Newsnight investigation became the subject of the…

Sid Waddell – born 10 August 1940 – was a sports commentator and television personality. He was nicknamed ‘The Voice of Darts’ due to his fame as a dart commentator, and worked for Granada, Yorkshire, BBC, and Sky Sports television broadcasters. Sid succumbed to bowel…

Rachael Bland (née Hodges) is a former presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC North West Tonight. After training as a broadcast journalist, Bland presented news bulletins on BBC Wiltshire. She then moved to BBC Radio 5 Live, at first reading the news on…

Jon Leyne was the Cairo correspondent for BBC News and its 24-hour television news channels BBC World News and BBC News, as well as the BBC’s domestic television and radio channels and the BBC World Service. He worked for the BBC for nearly 30 years,…

Ray Wilkins – born 14 September 1956 – was a English football player and coach. His professional career started in 1973 where he played for Chelsea for six years before joining Manchester United, Milan, PSG among many other teams. Since his playing career ended he…

Kevin Cadle was a British-based American sports presenter. Cadle was a presenter of American Football and basketball on Sky Sports after a career in which he became the most successful coach in UK basketball history with 30 titles attained. He won eight Coach of the…