Lee Chi-chun, Taiwanese radio presenter, Died at 74

Lee Chi-chun was born on March 21, 1943, in Keelung and died on April 22, 2017.

He was a Taiwanese radio presenter.

His career in radio journalism was interrupted by compulsory military service.

Chi-chun started working for the Broadcasting Corporation of China in 1968.

He was reknown for his deep voice and longtime association with the BCC, Lee spent the end of his career with China Television.

He has won five Golden Bell Awards over the course of his career.

Lee was diagnosed with dementia in 2013, and as a result, his daughter Lee Fang-yi accepted his final Golden Bell awarded for special contributions, in his stead.

During the 2015 ceremony, she stated, “My father has dedicated himself to radio and it has been his life. Even though he has forgotten much, for him the most important thing is that his listeners still remember him.”

He died at home in Kaohsiung, he had already been hospitalized four times that year due to complications of pneumonia.

Lee Chi-chun passed away at 74 years old.