The Trinidad and Tobago Publishers & Broadcasters Association (TTPBA) is the latest entity to remember broadcasting legend, Barbara Assoon, who passed away on Wednesday 15 April 2020.
The following is the full text of an official statement issued by the TTPBA…
PRESS RELEASE BY THE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO PUBLISHERS & BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION (TTPBA)
ON THE PASSING OF VETERAN JOURNALIST BARBARA ASSOON
The Board of Directors and members of the Trinidad & Tobago Publishers & Broadcasters Association (TTPBA), extend their condolences to the family of Barbara Assoon, and to the media fraternity, on her passing.
Ms. Assoon was a recipient of the TTPBA’s Award for Media Excellence in 2012, being recognised for her pioneering contribution to the development of radio, as a News Reporter and Programme Presenter, giving context to today’s programming for women.
She was a mentor to several generations of broadcasters in the Newsroom and through her Broadcast Academy.