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Talented former Sun journalist Peter Willis has died suddenly

TALENTED former Sun journalist Peter Willis has died suddenly.

彼德, who passed away on Friday, began his Fleet Street career here and worked with 皮尔斯·摩根 on the Bizarre column before becoming TV Editor.

Former Sun journalist Peter Willis passed away suddenly on Friday

Former Sun journalist Peter Willis passed away suddenly on Friday

在 1997 he joined the Mirror, where he worked for more than 23 年, holding a number of senior positions including editor of the Daily Mirror and most recently editor of the Sunday Mirror and Sunday People.

One of his biggest achievements was conceiving and launching the Pride of Britain Awards.

Workmates described the respected newspaper man as a “much-loved colleague and friend” who “never gave up in pursuit of perfection”.

He leaves wife Nicky and their two boys Theo, 十, and Henry, 八.

Piers Morgan paid tribute to Peter Wills on Twitter

Piers Morgan paid tribute to Peter Wills on Twitter

Sun editor Victoria Newton 说: “Peter is remembered at The Sun as a brilliant story-getter and a kind, much-loved colleague. With his infectious enthusiasm for newspapers, he was always on hand to help those around him. Peter will be sadly missed by all those who knew him.”

昨晚, Piers Morgan wrote on Twitter: “RIP Peter Willis.

“Daily Mirror legend who created & ran the wonderful Pride of Britain Awards for 20yrs.

“He was a brilliant journalist, a loving husband & 父亲, and a loyal, decent, 种类 & caring friend of mine for 30 年. Heart-breaking news. Thanks for everything Pete.”

Jim Mullen, chief executive of Mirror owner Reach, 说: “I am deeply saddened by the loss of Peter and my sympathies go out to his family and friends.”