Wilko quits Star

Staff Writer

Breakfast anchor 'Wilko' at Star 104.5 on the Central Coast has resigned from the station for health reasons. He has been undergoing treatment for an eye tumour.

Wilko revealed the news on the Star Breakfast show with Mandy Coolen this morning saying;

"Scans have showed that I have a vascular tumour behind my left eye, now it's pushing on the optic nerve and since they found it, it has almost doubled in size"

'I've done my best for this long to make sure it doesn't afffect the show…..it's come to a point where I've been advised (to) take the time to fix the problem and go and get better"

Hear the complete annnouncement from Wilko below.

Wilko will finish with Star on Friday 22 June, the day following the release of the Central Coast survey results.

We all wish him the best with his health and hope he is back fighting fit before too long, you can leave a message for him below.

Hear Wilko's announcement on-air this morning here

Star are presently looking for a replacement for Wilko, see the job vacancy here.


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