The South African broadcasting industry went radio silent on Sunday, 5 March, when the death of veteran radio and TV presenter Mark Pilgrim was announced.
"It was with great sadness that I share this news," Lloyd Madurai, managing director at HOT 102.7FM said in anonline statement."Our hero and brother and much loved radio personality Mark Pilgrim lost his battle with cancer this morning at 10:45."The beloved media personality was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in March 2022, which he revealed in June had spread to his femur, the base of his spine and lymph nodes.
Pilgrim began a YouTube series that chronicled his recovery from cancer after he was diagnosed.
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Radio station Hot 102.7 FM revealed on Friday, 3 March that Mark Pilgrim is focusing on treatment and explained why he's not on social media.
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