Jazz FM Chairman Richard Wheatly dies, aged 69


Chairman of Jazz FM, Richard Wheatly, died earlier this week aged 69 after a short illness.

The news was announced today by a Jazz FM spokesperson, who said: "Richard had been an integral part of Jazz FM for many years and is responsible for shaping the brand you know and love today. [He] was much loved by everyone at Jazz FM and will be greatly missed."

Following a career in global advertising, Wheatly joined Jazz FM as managing director in ...

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