How did Gary Wilkinson die? Durham radio presenter cause of death Explained


How did Gary Wilkinson die? Durham radio presenter cause of death Explained

Durham radio presenter Gary Wilkinson passed away on Friday night. Let’s see what happened to him and Gary Wilkinson cause of death

What happened to Gary Wilkinson?

Gary’s cousin Sue Lines announced his passing on Sunday morning, writing: “Sadly late Friday night, October 28, 2022, my fabulous cousin Gary Wilkinson died away following a brief illness. He was with family, and he will always be in our thoughts and hearts.

Gary was both a buddy and my favorite cousin. We are all in shock about it. Respect his family at this time.

Who is Gary Wilkinson?

Durham radio presenter Gary Wilkinson began his radio career in the middle of the 1990s at Wear FM in Sunderland. He spent more than thirty years working in the UK radio industry. He was also known as Mojo/Nick Jordan and could be heard on the North East radio stations TFM, Real Radio, Sun FM, and Galaxy.

Gary enjoyed most of his life working in radio stations including Sun FM, Metro, TFM, Wyvern, Galaxy North East and Manchester, MFM, Real Radio, the BBC, and more.

In addition to his work in the North East, Gary also did freelance work for the BBC and presented on Galaxy Manchester. He even extended his career outside the UK, spending a year in Edmonton, Canada, on CKNG Power 92. He also had a second alter identity, Pizzaman, when working at Atlantic 252 in the Republic of Ireland.

Gary Wilkinson Cause of Death 

It was announced that Durham radio presenter Gary Wilkinson passed away after a short illness on Friday night 28/10/2022, at the age of 50.

Medico topics have been trying to reach out to the family and relatives for comment on the incident. So far no responses have been received. We will update the page once enough information is available. More information on Gary Wilkinson cause of death will be added soon.

Tributes to Gary Wilkinson


Paul Goffy Gough tweeted:

 “Sad to hear of the loss of the lovely Gary Wilkinson today. I shared some great nights with him through the years & we talked so much about radio. Gary assembled a fabulous cv via Atlantic 252, TFM, Galaxy & so many more. Rest in peace Gary “


YO1 Radio tweeted:

“YO1 Radio is very sad to report that presenter Gary Wilkinson has passed away. Gary presented YO1’s evening show for four months last year and covered our drive time show on several occasions. The thoughts of everyone at YO1 are with his family at this time.”


@mattcadman tweeted:

“I never got to meet Gary Wilkinson, but I always had a lot of admiration for him. His shows on Atlantic 252 and Galaxy were awesome and I know through friends that he was a top guy. Very sorry to hear that he’s died. RIP to a radio legend”


Churnet Sound tweeted:

“Sad news that Gary Wilkinson has sadly passed away following a short illness. Gary, although remembered for his work with Atlantic 252 as the pizzaman was often heard in Churnet Sound as he often covered for us. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time”

Mary Lou tweeted:

“So sad to hear Gary Wilkinson has passed away, such a Great Presenter, The #Pizzaman of the Best station, Longwave Radio Atlantic 252 #Atlantic252 #RIPGaryWilkinson”

Watson tweeted:

“Sad news today, I’m gutted! Good friend of mine and former radio colleague Gary Wilkinson aka Mojo, Nick Jordan and Pizzaman has died, aged 50. Heard on various stations over the years such as Atlantic 252, TFM and Sun FM.”

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