Radio SEAC (Ceylon) Presenter Private Doreen Winter of the Royal Navy Passes Away

Pioneer Broadcaster Private Doreen Winter of the Royal Navy was a presenter with Radio SEAC in Colombo, Ceylon, during World War II.

Pioneer Broadcaster Private Doreen Winter of the Royal Navy was a presenter with Radio SEAC in Colombo, Ceylon, during World War II.

Jude Goonewardane of the Radio Ceylon Facebook Group recently announced to the group that Private Doreen Winter of the Royal Navy has passed away in the United Kingdom. Doreen Winter was one of the presenters on Radio SEAC based in Ceylon. Doreen lived in Colombo and was a colleague of David Jacobs and Desmond Carrington of Radio SEAC. After the war Radio Seac was sold to the Government of Ceylon for the princely sum of one rupee and became Radio Ceylon, ‘King of the Airwaves’ in Asia. Doreen’s picture also appears on this youtube film on Radio Seac:

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