Journalist and presenter Miroslav Lilić is also remembered among viewers for announcing the death of the president of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito.
Journalist and television host Miroslav Lilić has passed away, Croatian Radio Television ( HRT ) announced on Tuesday, where Lilić was the editor-in-chief for many years, reports Hina.
Lilić was program director of TV Zagreb and Croatian Radio Television ( HRT ), editor of Dnevnik and editor-in-chief of Nova TV , and president of Croatia Records.
He was born on April 8, 1944 in Siverić near Drniš. He finished high school in Drniš in 1965, and studied South Slavic languages and literature and comparative literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb in 1983.
At first, he was an associate in Plav vjesnik , from 1967 in the news department of RTV Zagreb ( HRT ), a journalist and editor of the daily news programs “Jučer, danas, sutra” and “Kronika”, editor of the daily program from 1974 to 1978, then responsible editor of news – political program and from 1986 to 1992, chief editor of the program.
Announced the news of Tito’s death
In 1991, he launched III. program of HTV and led the wartime program “For Freedom”. From 1994 to 2004, he was the head of the Croatia Records board, and from 2004 until his retirement in 2009, he was a consultant at HRT .
He taught journalism studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Zagreb. Collaborated in the daily press and published an autobiography Bez reprise .
He received the Golden Feather of the Society of Croatian Journalists (1976 and 1984) and the “Ivan Šibl” Award in 2007. He is the bearer of the Memorial of the Homeland War, and was awarded the Order of the Croatian Wicker.
Among the viewers, he is also remembered for the announcement of the death of the President of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito.
Source : AL JAZEERA