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Janice Long 

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Janice Long, best known as a presenter on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, has died aged 66 after a short illness at home on Christmas Day with her family, her agent has confirmed.

Since 2017, Long hosted the evening show on BBC Radio Wales. 

Her career covered five decades and she was the first woman to have her own daily show on Radio 1. 

BBC director general Tim Davie described her a "stellar presenter" who was loved across the industry. 

She was the sister of presenter Keith Chegwin.

26 December 2021                                            Back to the headlines

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