British journalistDied when: 82 years 288 days (993 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Derek Jameson (29 November 1929 – 12 September 2012) was a British tabloid journalist and broadcaster.He began his career in the media in 1944 as a messenger at Reuters and worked his way up to become the editor of several British tabloid newspapers in the 1970s and 1980s.
Later, he was a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 2 for nearly a decade and a half, including an on-air partnership with his third wife Ellen.
When his profile was at its highest, he was described by Auberon Waugh as "the second most famous man in Britain after Prince Charles."
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