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Mike McGeever dies at 48

Former Billboard, Music Monitor and Music and Media radio editor Mike McGeever has died at the age of 48 following a heart attack.

McGeever worked throughout the 90s as radio editor on the London-based, Billboard-owned trade magazines Music Monitor and Music and Media, though had since returned to his hometown of Pottsville, Pennsylvania to take up the post of project manager for Schuylkill Community Action in Pottsville, he also hosted a weekly show on Classic Rock station WPAM (‘The Pheonix’) 1450.

Jon Heasman, Ofcom’s manager of commercial radio licensing, who worked with Mike at Billboard and Music and Media, said: “Mike was genuinely loved by all who knew him. He was a very warm, incredibly generous man who – above all – possessed an enormous sense of fun. He was a great journalist and, with his experiences drawn from both sides of the Atlantic, he was also a real authority on music radio, which was a medium he loved.”

Tributes to Mike can be left in a guest book [link=http://www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com/sitemaker/sites/jamese1/obit.cgi?user=21909]here[/link].

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