Ian Ross, the veteran television news reader, has died aged 73 from pancreatic cancer.
He worked with Channel Nine for 38 years and was known as the presenter of Today.
After Nine, he was lured out of retirement by Seven to head the 6pm news but he stood down again in 2009.
The broadcast media world posted tributes about the “legendary newsman” and “lovely guy”:
— Sandra Sully (@Sandra_Sully) April 29, 2014
— 2DayFM Breakfast (@2dayFMbreakfast) April 29, 2014
Very sad news. Newsreader Ian 'Roscoe' Ross has passed away at the age of 73 after battling pancreatic cancer pic.twitter.com/cHGtys5D8P
— Sunrise (@sunriseon7) April 29, 2014
— Nine News Australia (@9NewsAUS) April 29, 2014
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