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Former News of the World editor and Argus columnist Derek Jameson dies
8:00am Thursday 13th September 2012 in News
Newspaper legend Derek Jameson has died, it was announced last night.
The 82-year-old had a column in The Argus during the 90s and during his career also edited three national newspapers.
His wife Ellen told last night how he had suffered a heart attack at home.
Mr Jameson edited the Daily Express, the Daily Star and the News of the World and was also managing editor of the Daily Mirror.
The former Argus columnist was also a popular presenter on BBC Radio 2 and went on to present a chat show for six years with his wife, establishing the largest late night radio audience in Europe.
See tomorrow's Argus for a full report and tributes.
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