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Renowned Radio Presenter, Kevin John Has Passed Away

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Kevin John Death – Dead: Melbourne radio announcer Kevin John has passed away. Kevin John was reported to have died few days ago from an undisclosed illness. He died at the age of 66 at his home in Wonthaggi.

Kevin trained at the Lee Murray radio school and then worked at 3HA Hamilton and 3TR Sale before moving to the big smoke. He worked on Melbourne radio stations including Magic 1278, 3AW, 3KZ and 3UZ.

Sports reporter, Shane Mclnnes first reported that the renowned presenter has passed on. In a series of tweets he wrote “Incredibly saddened to learn the news of Kevin John’s passing. KJ was a shining light in the offices of
@3AW693 & @Magic1278 To me personally he was always incredibly supportive, and he was just a joy to have a chat to. One of the true gentlemen of Melbourne radio.”

Tributes Floods Twitter

Kevin made his way to Melbourne in 1975 and was working in a department store with microphone in hand, spruiking when he was discovered by Lee Murray. Lee was a broadcaster who spotted much talent in his years, and trained up many of the radio greats who have graced the Australian airwaves.

Equipped with the beautiful voice he was born with and the skills he learned from Lee, Kevin worked at 3HA Hamilton and 3TR Sale before moving on to Melbourne’s capital city stations. He made many friends and many fans during his time at 3KZ, 3MP, and 3UZ.

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