The Antigua & Barbuda Broadcasting Services, (ABS) and the entire nation is mourning the death of one of the company’s longest-serving employees.
The government-run entity today announced the passing of Deputy Director of Technical Services, Cortwright Grant.
Grant, who’s career in broadcast media spanned close to 40 years, died this morning after a period of illness. He was 57-years-old.
The Director was reportedly among the first crop of cameramen to join the entity at its previous headquarters at Scotts Hill.
Grant is also remembered for his work with region entity, Caribbean Broadcasting Unit, CBU.
Notably, he was reportedly a part of the team that captured Nelson Mandela’s historic visit to St. Lucia in 1998.