The television executive, who was killed in a boating accident in Cornwall, began his career in the South.
Nick Milligan joined Television South in 1983 and moved to Central three years later.
He and his daughter died when their speedboat went out of control at Padstow.
Four other members of the family were airlifted to hospital.
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