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‘Butch’ Stewart inducted into Caribbean Media Hall of Fame


(Jamaica Observer) Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the late chairman of the Jamaica Observer, became the latest inductee into the Caribbean Media Hall of Fame when he was welcomed into the hallowed body at a virtual ceremony yesterday at the start of the 52nd Annual General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU).

Chairman of the selection panel for the awards, Vic Fernandes, who was the longest-serving CBU president, said his panel of adjudicators saw a body of national and international contribution at a high level from the inductee, which qualified him for their recommendation.

Stewart, who died in January this year, was also hailed for his contribution to other media organisations, some at the level of their board, including the Express newspaper and Caribbean Communications Network ( CCN) in Trinidad and Tobago.

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