UK radio presenter Mike James found dead in studio
UK radio presenter Mike James was been found dead in the Dee Radio studio on Saturday evening following a reported medical episode.
Mike, who was 62-year-old, was the station’s Breakfast show presenter when he joined over 15 years ago, but was more recently hosting Saturday sport.
He was on-air on Saturday January 30 from 2pm (UK time), but his last link was heard just after 4pm, with the rest of the program running in automation until 6pm.
The station made the announcement on social media this week.
Program director, Phil Rodgers, said: “We are deeply saddened to hear this tragic news. Mike was an outstanding broadcaster and a good friend to everyone here at Chester’s Dee Radio, as well as a popular presenter amongst our listeners.
“Our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time.”
Some very sad news from Dee this afternoon – Our Saturday Show Sport Presenter Mike James has died. More details here…https://t.co/WbuyOh9q8K
— Chester's Dee Radio (@Dee1063) February 1, 2021