Tribute to Kevin Greening
BBC Radio 1 Controller Andy Parfitt has paid tribute to former breakfast show host Kevin Greening who has died aged 44.
Andy Parfitt said: "I was very sad and shocked to hear the news of Kevin's death and my thoughts are with his family and friends.
"Kevin was a warm and lovely person, who was widely respected in the radio industry.
"He combined a sharp creative mind with a rare ability to understand the needs of an entire radio station – he was a selfless team member.
"Personally I have much to thank Kevin for, in moments of crisis Kevin would always be there, dependable and mature, anchoring the schedule.
"Kevin worked hard at his craft, creating some great radio and enjoyed many successful years at Radio 1 – I respected him enormously."
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