Commercial radio presenter Brian Moore dies aged 52

Former Metro Radio and Rock FM breakfast presenter Brian Moore has died at the age of 52.

He passed away on Saturday having been poorly since having a stroke six years ago.

Tributes have been made on social media, all saying how Brian was one of radio’s good guys, a true professional and great broadcaster.

Brian worked on Rock FM and Radio City in the 1990s and moved to Metro Radio to host the same show, gaining a large and loyal fan base. His last gig was for the predecessor to Greatest Hits Radio, presenting the evening show.

He also used the name “Jamie Moore” when working in Lancashire.

Before the move north, he also worked at Gemini FM in his native Devon.

His wife Angela posted on behalf of their children, David and Georgina. It said:

It breaks our hearts to even put these words together.

Yesterday we lost our beloved dad Brian Moore. He passed away in his sleep peacefully. He had been poorly since 2018 after having his stroke.

Dad was a friend to many and anyone he met.Those of you who were lucky enough to of met dad, always came away with a smile.

He was a loving brother, son,cousin,brother-in-law,an uncle,a son- in-law,friend and Our dad.

We will miss him so much and our hearts broken. Never will be the same without him. We love him dearly. RIP dad until we meet again.

Dom Munnelly, Regional Marketing Director for Hits Radio told RadioToday: “We are all very saddened to hear about Brian’s passing. He was a kind and incredibly talented person and loved across the industry.

“We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and those that had the privilege of working with him during his extremely successful career in radio.

“I was lucky enough to work with Brian for several years, and he really was a consummate professional.

“He was an absolute Gentleman. He would light up a room wherever he went, and most of all, he was a great, down to earth, genuine man.”

Brian’s friends and colleagues have shared their tributes on X, and on Facebook.

RIP Brian.

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