Nan Winton, the first woman to read national news on BBC television, has died. She was aged 93.
The first woman to read national news on BBC television, has died
The broadcaster, whose full name was Nancy Wigginton, was reportedly admitted to Dorchester County Hospital on 8 May after a fall at her home in Bridport, Dorset.
Nancy ‘Nan Winton’ Wigginton, was taken to the hospital on May 8 following a fall at her home in Bridport, Dorset. Her condition worsened and she passed away at Dorchester County Hospital on Saturday, May 11.
Coroner’s officer Ken McEwan conducted an inquest into her death and said Winton had “become frail and had been falling frequently”. The cause of death was congestive heart failure, hypertension and frailty of old age.
Winton worked as a continuity announcer on the BBC between 1958 and 1961. During that time, in 1960, she also began reading weekend bulletins on Sunday evening. read also:“God bless you” then slit his throat in Tampa Passenger told bus driver
According to Dailymail, on the day Winton was taken to hospital, aged 93, it was found she had fractured her femur. Surgery was carried out the next day. She later suffered failure of the heart, respiratory system and kidneys. She was taken to critical care, but died in the ward.
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