Rest in Peace

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

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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… Read more

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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… Read more

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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… Read more

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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… Read more

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Tony Morris is a former presenter on ITV Granada Reports. Morris joined BBC Northwest Tonight initially as a reporter for the flagship programme based in Manchester, later going on to present shorter bulletins, usually weekend bulletins and the regional bulletin… Read more

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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… Read more

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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… Read more