Andrew Lee, a popular radio broadcaster, died on June 25, 2022. On Monday, June 27, his iHeartMedia Minneapolis colleagues and co-host Jon Justice broke the news. Lee and Justice rose to prominence as the hosts of Justice And Drew on Twin Cities News Talk. While there is currently no information concerning his demise, additional information is likely to be released shortly. In a blog article, radio station KLTK paid respect to him, saying,
“We have been notified, with tremendous regret and heavy hearts, of the death of our friend and colleague Andrew Lee on Saturday, June 25. Join us at Twin Cities News Talk and iHeartMedia Minneapolis in sending our thoughts and prayers to Drew’s wife and two children.”
When was Andrew Lee’s death announced?
Lee’s death was announced by his co-host Jon Justice on Monday, June 27. Justice was recuperating after open-heart surgery in a hospital at the University of Minnesota at the time of the announcement. Justice remarked that this was the most difficult thing he had ever done in his radio career and that Lee’s wife was with him when he died. He said that he had requested to be the one to make the public announcement. He continued, saying:
“My best buddy was Drew. I don’t need to tell you how amazing he was as your buddy. It goes without saying that I am heartbroken, and he will be sorely missed. Everyone at iHeart is in mourning. We ask for your prayers for Drew’s family at this difficult time.”
Andrew Lee, RIP. An irreplaceable loss. As it happens, I got to tell him how highly I thought of his work in the closing minutes of the show on Friday.
Heartbroken today. Thoughts and prayers with Drew’s family & @JonJustice.https://t.co/SaRyok3E3j via @powerlineUS
— Scott Johnson (@scottwjohnson) June 27, 2022
It is unclear if Lee had any health problems in the past. The reason for death has not yet been announced by the family.
Who is Andrew Lee?
Despite his celebrity, Andrew does not have a Wikipedia page, therefore information on his family and early life is unavailable. He attended Appalachian State University and the Audio Recording Technology Institute. Andrew was the Entercom programming director from 1999 to 2007 and then moved on 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-hosted Justice & Drew with Jon Justice.