Antony ‘Tony’ Young, Journalist & KLAS Broadcaster Dies


The media fraternity is mourning the loss of veteran journalist Anthony Young, affectionately called Tony. 

The Senior journalist passed away on Saturday. 

KLAS, where Mr. Young was a broadcaster, confirmed his passing on their Facebook page on the weekend. 

KLAS says it will keep Mr. Young’s family in their prayers. 

Culture Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, also sent condolences to Mr. Young’s family and friends. 

On her Twitter page, Ms. Grange says: May his soul rest in peace and perpetual light shine upon him. 

And a former fellow Radio broadcaster, Andrea Graham, says Tony was a gentle soul, with a soothing voice.

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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