In Novosibirsk died a famous journalist Jacob London

© Photo : Tomsk framejob London TV channel in Tomsk timeIn Novosibirsk died a famous journalist Jacob London© Photo : Tomsk time

Well-known Novosibirsk journalist Jacob London died at the age of 54, according to «the».

London stood at the origins of independent television in Novosibirsk, in 1992, he opened the TV channel «NTN-4», which worked until 2005. In 2001, the journalist became CEO of the regional project «Siberia-TV», and the following year received the TEFI and «Telesup». In 2004 passed the second round of elections of the mayor of Novosibirsk.

In 1998, survived an assassination attempt, which was confined to a wheelchair. Doctors gave the journalist of not more than eight years of his life, but he lived another twenty.

The funeral of Jacob of London will take place on Monday 30 July.