Veteran SA reporter dies

2015-12-30 10:49

Cape Town - Veteran South African reporter and broadcaster, Ian Crewe, died on Wednesday morning.

EWN announced Crewe’s death on Twitter: “Sad news: EWN's veteran reporter and broadcaster, Ian Crewe, died this morning. Primedia has expressed ‘profound sadness’.”

Cape Talk reported that the 75-year-old Crewe was admitted to a Johannesburg hospital this week with serious heart and lung problems and was in a critical condition on Tuesday night.

“Ian will be deeply missed by the teams at EWN, 702 and all at Primedia Broadcasting. Heartfelt condolences go to his partner, family and loved ones,” Cape Talk wrote on their website.

Crewe was inducted in the 2014 MTN Radio Awards Hall of Fame. His broadcast career began at the BBC in London before he returned to South Africa to make a name for himself. 

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