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Roger Watterson passes away

Tributes to broadcaster and politician

Long-time Manx Radio presenter and former MHK Roger Watterson has died.

He was 77 years-old.

Roger was a familiar Sunday voice to listeners from 1992 with Sunday Opinion and the Mannin Line.

He was a member of the House of Keys representing Middle between 1976 and 1981.

Roger's involvement with Manx Radio began in 1974 when he co-authored a report into the station.

He was appointed to the Broadcasting Commission and the Manx Radio Management Committee.

Away from broadcasting and politics, Roger's interests included transport, photography, walking, motoring, music and Manx culture.

John Moss looks back at the life of Roger Watterson:-

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