Tributes paid to radio presenter Tony Wright MBE

Former Red Dragon, Real Radio, Nation Radio and Capital Gold presenter Tony Wright MBE has died at the age of 55.

Tony was one half of the Tony and Angela (Jay) Breakfast Show on Real Radio Wales for many years after a career with Red Dragon and Touch AM/Capital Gold.

He spent 20 years on breakfast radio in South Wales and appeared on stage and screen across the UK, in panto and and a television documentary.

Tony was born in Newport and awarded an MBE by The Queen in 2006 for services to charity in Wales.

Dafydd Jones, a programme editor at ITV, has written this personal tribute after working with him at Real Radio.

Tributes have been paid via social media following his death on Monday 8th June 2020.