Welsh Broadcaster Owen Edwards Dies
September 1, 2010 at 4:28 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of Welsh broadcasting pioneer OWEN EDWARDS, who has passed away at 76.
After several years as a news anchor and host on the BBC and ITV, EDWARDS became the Controller of BBC WALES in 1974 and was instrumental in the launch of BBC RADIO CYMRU and BBC RADIO WALES. In 1981-1989, EDWARDS served as the first Director of S4C, the Welsh independent TV channel formed when CHANNEL 4 was launched.