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Former Radio 270 newsreader and DJ, Jeff Jones, has died

DATELINE   28th  February 2019

Jeff Jones was born in Darlington and studied chemistry at Aberdeen University. After graduating in 1967 he contacted Wilf Proudfoot, Managing Director of Radio 270, to ask for a job.

His main job on the station was reading the news,but he also presented some live programmes.

After Radio 270 closed following the introduction of the Marine Offences Act in August 1967 he returned to Scotland and ran a mobile disco, broadcast on hospital radio, BBC Radio Aberdeen and Moray Firth Radio.

When he was not broadcasting Jeff worked as a chemistry teacher.

(Additional material courtesy the Pirate Radio Hall of Fame)



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