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Jamaica Observer 04 Dec 2022
Toddla T, a respected disc Jockey/broadcaster and producer from west London, said the collaboration with Runkus came after he met the singjay on a trip to Jamaica with BBC 1Xtra ... I met him when I came to Jamaica about six or seven years ago and we decided to make a mixtape which snowballed into this record.

Broadcasting Commission completes investigation into ZIP FM controversy

Jamaica Observer 03 Dec 2022
KINGSTON, JamaicaFollowing an investigation by the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) into radio station ZIP FM, regarding a radio personality presenting a gift-wrapped wooden axe-handle to a man charged with assaulting commuters, BCJ’s Executive Director, Cordel Green, ...

BCJ says 'offensive' ZIP FM recording outside its jurisdiction

The Gleaner 03 Dec 2022
The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) says its investigation into a recent controversial recording involving a ZIP FM radio personality has determined that the offensive content was not broadcast on the airwaves over which it has... .

Clergyman bemoans influence of social media, dancehall

Jamaica Observer 02 Dec 2022
... told the Jamaica Observer in a recent interview ... Voicing faith that 'Jamaica can turn around and will turn around', he praised recent steps taken by the Broadcasting Commission to ban the playing of music that promotes scamming, the use of the illicit drug Molly, and illegal guns.

Three Jamaican acts make Rolling Stone list of 100 Best Albums of 2022

Jamaica Observer 02 Dec 2022
Out ... Out ... Toddla T, a respected disc jock/broadcaster and producer from West London said the collaboration with Runkus came about after he met the singjay on a trip to Jamaica with BBC 1Xtra ... I met him when I came to Jamaica about six or seven years ago and we decided to make a mixtape which snowballed into this record ... .

Trinidad ready for schoolboy clash with Jamaica

Jamaica Star 30 Nov 2022
President of the Secondary School's Football League (SSFL) in Trinidad and Tobago, Merere Gonzales, is elated by the resumption of the Caribbean High School Football Championships, which allows footballers in the twin island republic to rub shoulders with their counterparts from Jamaica.

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Four From Sinking Fishing Vessel off Texas

The Maritime Executive 28 Nov 2022
Coast Guard rescued four men from a sinking fishing vessel off the coast of Jamaica Beach, Texas ... The watchstanders issued an urgent-notice broadcast and dispatched a response boat and a Coast Guard Air Station Houston helicopter aircrew.

13th National Youth Parliament set for November 28 at Gordon House

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2022
Empowering Youth for Jamaica 60 & Beyond... Members of the public are invited to follow the proceedings which will be broadcast live on Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ) channels.

CVM launches online registration platform for World Cup viewing at Fan Central

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2022
CVM, the broadcast home of the FIFA World Cup in Jamaica, has launched an online registration platform for persons wishing to watch the games at Fan Central for the ultimate viewing experience ... Only registered access will be allowed ... Verticast is the regional broadcasting rights holder of World Cup 2022. .

CVM touts Fan Central as the place to be during World Cup

Jamaica Observer 25 Nov 2022
CVM, the broadcast home of the World Cup in Jamaica, introduced its Fan Central on the fifth day of the tournament, allowing fans to enjoy a party atmosphere while watching their favourite teams on big screens ... “We didn’t really want to just focus on Jamaicans experiencing the World Cup through our broadcast; we wanted them to have a place to come.

Ken Dawson — master videographer and exemplary media professional

Jamaica Observer 24 Nov 2022
Ken, who died on November 2, 2022 at age 84, was regarded by his peers as dean of the community of video camera operators in Jamaica for decades ... Ken Dawson's interest grew in the direction of moving images, and he was hired in 1963 by the newly established Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) as a photojournalist.

Royal tribute for Leonie Forbes

Jamaica Observer 23 Nov 2022
Broadcasters Fae Ellington (It Was The Singing) and Tony Patel (September) also elicited applause from the audience ... Entertainment, Culture, Gender and Sports Minister Olivia "Babsy" Grange reflected on Forbes' contribution to theatre and broadcasting in Jamaica ... She started at Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation in 1955 as an announcer.

TPDCo Launches 'Jamaica’s Tourism Titans' Podcast

Jamaica Observer 20 Nov 2022
KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Tourism Product Development Company Ltd, (TPDCo), recently launched its podcast dubbed, “Jamaica’s Tourism Titans.” ... Jamaica’s Tourism Titans is broadcast on Anchor Podcast and is also available on Apple Podcast, Google Podcast and Spotify.

A special human being, national treasure and artistic gem

Jamaica Observer 17 Nov 2022
Her seminal role in the Jamaican Pantomime movement, and in revolutionising radio drama and broadcasting as a whole while she was director of radio production at the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, tapped into the very pulse of the Jamaican nation and people.

Ed Robinson, Joanna Marie tie the knot

Jamaica Observer 15 Nov 2022
They met over 40 years ago ... Among those sharing in the happy event were musician/producer Willie Lindo; his son, singer Kashief Lindo; singers Hopeton Lindo, Anthony Malvo, Richie Stephens; and veteran broadcasters Clinton Lindsay, Eddy Edwards of The Jamaica Jerk Festival, John "John T" Hodgson, and Tony Carr ... .

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