Tim Crook

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Ron Onions- remembering a lost generation of inspirational editors in UK Broadcasting

In Obituary on June 25, 2012 at 8:49 am

Ron Onions OBE before the microphone during LBC’s heyday in Gough Square, behind London’s Fleet Street. Copyright estate of Ron Onions.

An impressive and significant generation of editors in UK broadcast journalism who originated and pioneered key developments in the media industry during the 1970s and 1980s has  been passing away- largely unnoticed.

But the death (May 27) and well-attended funeral of Ron Onions (Kingston-on-Thames June 12) recently indicates that their contribution to British culture is beginning to be recognised and those who benefited from their leadership and inspiration are rightly publishing their thanks and appreciation. Read the rest of this entry »