Academy FM Thanet presenter Doc Atherton dies aged 50

Damien ‘Doc’ Atherton who was a presenter on Academy FM Thanet has passed away at the age of 50.

He was also a former Trustee and Company Director of the station where he has been for the last 14 years.

Damien also spent time as a presenter at various stations including Invicta FM, KMFM, TLR, CTFM, Neptune Radio, Classic Gold, Capital Gold, Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting and RTHK Radio 3 (Hong Kong).

KentOnline reported that his death was understood to have been caused by a heart attack and Academy FM trustee Chris West paid tribute to him, saying: “He just loved what he did.”

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