Deputy First Minister Martrin McGuinness MLA has expressed condolences to the family, friends and work colleagues of broadcaster Gerry Anderson who passed away this morning.
.Mr McGuinness said;
“It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Gerry Anderson.
"Gerry was a broadcasting genius who brought brightness to the lives of everyone who listened to him during his distinguished career.
"Of course his loss will be felt greatest by his wife Christine, his immediate family and work colleagues at the BBC.
"I extend my sincerest condolences and those of my Party to them at this very sad time."