BBC Radio Shropshire presenter Vicki Archer dies aged 41 (News)


Vicki Archer and Adam Green

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Vicki Archer together with her co-host on Radio Shropshire, Adam Inexperienced

A BBC Radio Shropshire presenter has died abruptly on the age of 41.

Vicki Archer had introduced the afternoon drivetime present on the station with co-host Adam Inexperienced since 2010.

She additionally had a profitable profession in business radio and as an occasion host and voiceover artist. The reason for her dying isn’t but identified.

Ms Archer’s household mentioned the “extraordinarily proficient broadcaster” was “a lot liked” and the BBC described her as a “nice presenter and journalist”.

“Vicki was a a lot liked daughter and mom in addition to being a particularly proficient broadcaster,” Ms Archer’s household mentioned in an announcement.


“We’re nonetheless coming to phrases together with her tragic loss so would ask that individuals respect our privateness and depart us alone to grieve as a household.”

David Jennings, the BBC’s head of regional programmes for the West Midlands, mentioned: “We’re heartbroken at Vicki’s dying.

“Everybody right here at Radio Shropshire revered her as an awesome presenter and journalist, however a lot greater than that we liked the sense of enjoyable she delivered to her reveals and the station.

“Her loss leaves an enormous void. Our ideas are together with her household at this unhappy time.”

Presenter Eric Smith introduced her dying on air earlier.

“Our a lot liked colleague, Vicki Archer, who’s been a part of your afternoons on this radio station for the previous eight years, has died abruptly,” he mentioned, including that the station’s ideas are together with her household “at this terribly unhappy time”.

The presenter had been a part of the Radio Shropshire staff for greater than 20 years.

“She was an awesome presenter, an awesome broadcaster, and he or she introduced an exquisite sense of enjoyable to her reveals and behind the scenes within the newsroom too,” he added.


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