Radio Journalist Glenn Daniel Has Sadly Passed Away

Radio Journalist Glenn Daniel Has Sadly Passed Away
B&T Magazine
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Smoothfm has sadly confirmed the passing of Glenn Daniel a beloved member of the SmoothFM family and wider industry.

Daniel was known for his incredible work ethic, kindness and passion for journalism.

He was known for always embracing early starts, having a passion for sharing peoples stories. Most importantly Daniel was a loving Dad to his two boys and took real joy in being a Dad.

Daniel was known both professionally and personally as being a lovely and intelligent man and he will be greatly missed by the industry and by his mates and family.

His official role at SmoothFM was as co-host of smoothfm 95.3’s More Music Breakfast Show with Bogart Torelli in Sydney and a news journalist on smoothfm.

Paul Jackson, NOVA, entertainment’s chief programming and marketing officer, said: “It is with a heavy heart that we at smoothfm have to share the devastating news that Glenn Daniel passed away peacefully in his sleep yesterday.

“Glenn was a true gentleman, he had a beautiful soul, was kind, generous and had time for all. He was a consummate professional for his entire 39-year career in broadcast radio and journalism.

“In a career filled with many highlights and numerous awards, including the Brian White Memorial Award for journalism and his pride at being at the finish line when Cathy Freeman won Gold, Glenn worked across all formats during his distinguished career and had a huge impact on so many in the industry.

“Glenn cared so much for smoothfm and the station’s listeners. He would arrive at work at 2am to craft the news in his own imitable style and was a trusted source of news for many years for millions of loyal listeners.

“More recently he found a new passion in podcasting and created two award-winning series of The Worst Day of Your Life, where he shared the stories of people who’d survived adversity and traumatic events and used their experiences to help others change their lives for the better.

“Glenn loved his kayaking, cricket and The Eels, but more than anything he loved his two boys Mark and James. They are very much in our thoughts now as is Glenn’s on-air partner Bogart and the entire smoothfm family.”




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