English Broadcaster Janice Long died On 25th December 2021 At The Age Of 66 After A Short Sickness.
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Janice Long was born on 5th April 1955 in Liverpool, England. Janice Long was an English broadcaster who was best known for her work with BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, and Top of the Pops. She was the first woman to have her daily show on BBC Radio 1. She also appeared on other BBC stations, such as BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music, and also she was a regular presenter on the television chart show Top of the Pops.
Janice grew up in Liverpool, originally trained as a flight attendant with Laker Airways before turning her attention to telesales and insurance. She was a station assistant at BBC Radio Merseyside in 1979. She was later given her show because of her clear hosting talent.
She was later recommended to BBC Radio 1 by broadcaster Paul before she made her debut with a Saturday night show in 1982. In 1983, Chart show Top of the Pops welcomed her as the first female presenter where she co-presented the show alongside John Peel.
In July 2006 she returned to co-present the finals show after decades of working with Crash FM, BBC Radio 6 Music, and BBC Radio 2. She was also a patron of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Janice received an honorary doctorate from Edge Hill University in recognition of her commitment to music in 2018. Also in 2018, she was featured in the Royal College of Art’s First Women UK exhibition, celebrating 100 pioneering 21st-century British women.
Who is Janice Long Brother
Janice Long’s brother was Keith Chegwin. He was born on 17th January 1957 and died in December 2017 of the lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was an English television presenter and actor, appearing in several children’s entertainment shows.
Cause Of Her Death
The exact cause of Janice’s death is currently unknown, but those close to her confirmed her passing followed a “short illness”.
Her Net Worth
Janice Long has an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million.