Broome to lead BARJAM

The Barbados Association of Journalists and Media Workers (BARJAM) has a new president.

He is senior journalist Ryan Broome, who is also a television anchor with the State-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

He was elected to the post during the Annual General Meeting of BARJAM held on Sunday evening in the Annex of the Nation Publishing Company on Fontabelle, St Michael.

The meeting also elected veteran journalist Emmanuel Joseph (Barbados Today) as Vice President; and reporter Michron Robinson, (Capital Media HD), as the new General Secretary.

Others chosen to sit on the executive included Marlon Madden (Barbados Today), re-elected Treasurer, and Public Relations Consultant Deanzer Roberts re-elected as Public Relations Officer.

Also re-elected as Floor Members were two veteran journalists – Maria Bradshaw of the Nation Publishing and Trevor Thorpe of the CBC.

The remaining two floor members elected for the first time to any executive position with BARJAM are both young media practitioners – photographer Kemar Holder (Barbados Today) and Vonardo Corbin, a reporter with Starcom Network Inc. (PR)

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