The President of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) Mr. Gary Allen yesterday congratulated the winners of the 2016 Caribbean Broadcasting Awards.
The Awards were presented during a live television event at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in Nassau, the Bahamas during the 48th CBU Annual General Assembly.
The CBU wishes to thank all fourteen (14) of the member entities from ten (10) countries who submitted a total of one hundred and seventeen (117) entries across twenty (20) categories as well as this year’s awards sponsors: UNESCO, PAHO Eastern Caribbean Office, Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency and the Caribbean Development Bank.
This year’s entries were assessed by a three-person judging panel drawn from Barbados, Jamaica and Grenada.
During the show, the Executive Director of the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities, Dr. Carolyn Gomes announced that CVC will be introducing for the next round of competition a new sponsored category recognizing the best Caribbean media coverage of persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.