BBC Radio 4 newsreader Rory Morrison dies

Long-serving popular BBC radio announcer and newsreader Rory Morrison has died at the age of 48 after a long battle with Cancer.

Photo: BBC
Photo: BBC
Rory started his radio career at BBC local radio in Leeds, York and Cleveland before joining Radio 4 as a continuity announcer.

In 2008 he wrote an emotional article in the Daily Mail explaining his battle with Cancer – a rare type of Lymphoma.

His Twitter profile describes his as “Radio Four announcer and newsreader. Married to Nik with 2 lovely kids and Max the Spaniel.”

The station’s controller Gwyneth Williams told the BBC he was respected for his intelligence, integrity and complete professionalism and that he had been at the heart of Radio 4 for many years.

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 at 11:12 pm by RadioToday UK

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