Andrew Lee, a popular radio station, passed away on June 25, 2022. On Monday, June 27, his iHeartMedia Minneapolis colleagues and co-host Jon Justice announced the news. Lee and Justice became known as the hosts of Justice And Drew on Twin Cities News Talk. While there is currently no information about his death, additional information will likely be released soon. In a blog article, radio station KLTK paid tribute to him, saying:
“We have been informed, with deep regret and with a heavy heart, of the death of our friend and colleague Andrew Lee on Saturday 25 June. Join us on Twin Cities News Talk and iHeartMedia Minneapolis and send our thoughts and prayers to Drew’s wife and two children.”
When was Andrew Lee’s death announced?
Lee’s death was announced on Monday, June 27 by his co-host Jon Justice. Justice was recovering from open-heart surgery at a University of Minnesota hospital at the time of the announcement. Justice noted that this was the hardest thing he’d ever done in his radio career and that Lee’s wife was with him when he died. He said he had asked to be the one to make the public announcement. He continued, saying:
“My best friend was Drew. I don’t need to tell you how great he was as your buddy. It goes without saying that I am devastated, and he will be sorely missed. Everyone at iHeart is grieving. We ask for your prayers for Drew’s family at this difficult time.”
Andrew Lee, RIP. An irreplaceable loss. Coincidentally, I got to tell him how much I liked his work in the closing minutes of the show on Friday.
— Scott Johnson (@scottwjohnson) June 27, 2022
It’s unclear if Lee had any health problems in the past. The cause of death has not yet been announced by the family.
Who is Andrew Lee?
Despite his celebrity, Andrew does not have a Wikipedia page, therefore no information is available about his family and early life. He attended Appalachian State University and the Audio Recording Technology Institute. Andrew was Entercom’s programming director from 1999 to 2007, then transferred to the Journal Broadcast Group, where he remained until 2010. He then became an executive producer at iHeartMedia, where he was in charge of KLTK-AM and co-host of Justice & Signed with Jon Justice.