Reporter for TV News Emily Morgan is dead at 45. After spending 23 years as a journalist at ITV News, Ms Morgan, the broadcaster’s health and science editor, was hailed by coworkers as a “true trailblazer”.
Lung cancer has been identified as the cause of death. The term lung cancer refers to cancer that develops first in the lungs. Lung cancer can begin in the lungs in addition to lymph nodes and other body organs like the brain. There is a chance that lung cancer will spread to other organs. Cancer cells that have metastasized from one organ to another are known as cancer cells.
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“Emily was a hugely talented journalist and a much-loved friend and mentor to so many here,” ITN continued. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with Emily’s family.”
Andrew Dagnell, editor at ITV Network News, said: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of our remarkable colleague, Emily Morgan.
“Emily was not only an incredibly talented journalist, but a much-loved member of the ITV Newsroom and her absence will be deeply felt by all who knew her. He said Ms Morgan played a “pivotal role” in shaping ITV coverage through some of the “most important stories of our time”.
He referred to her “courageous” reporting during the Covid-19 pandemic, when she toured hospitals and spoke with front-line healthcare staff about their experiences.
“Her reporting was instrumental in exposing the immense pressure and strain that NHS workers were under, and she became a trusted voice for the public during an unprecedented time,” Mr Dagnell said.
“Emily’s passion for the role was evident in everything she did and her work was a constant reminder of why journalism matters.
“Her dedication to informing and educating our viewers will continue to inspire all those who were privileged to work alongside her.” He said Ms Morgan was “proud” to be a journalist but even more proud of her family, whom she “adored”.
“We are sending them our love and support at this unthinkably difficult time,” Mr Dagnell added.
“Emily was an exceptional journalist, a devoted mother and wife and a true trailblazer in our field.
“Her friendship, her professionalism and her enormous contribution to our industry and to the public conversation will not be forgotten.”