July 20, 2015 by dontbringlulubook
Tim Crook was a familiar voice on LBC News Radio and Independent Radio News between 1973 and 1996. As crime correspondent he covered many high profile court cases at the Old Bailey in London. He had been a journalist since the age of 16.
He won an award for a Campaign for Freedom of Information where he argued against courtroom secrecy. He was on the air on the night of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. He faced the decision of when to announce the death and ran the story on LBC on the 1152 frequency just before 5 am on the 31st of August 1997.
The journalist has been Head of Radio at Goldsmiths College at University of London for 25 years and now he’s been appointed a professor there.