Media personality Jamie Thomas dies

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(Newsday) RADIO/TV presenter and programme director of W107.1FM Jamie Thomas has died.

Reports say Thomas, 46, died early on Monday morning. His death was described as sudden, and the cause is not yet known.

In a report on I95.5 fm, One Caribbean Media’s (OCM) radio network president Anthony Lee Aping called Thomas “creative and vital.”

Aping said, “Jamie Thomas was one of the leaders of our organisation whose creative and visionary ideas were critical to the ongoing successes of our company.”

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Aping said Thomas left to mourn his wife Keisha, his parents, Charmaine and Michael and sister, Cassie.

Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.

Thomas was well-known in the local gospel industry and was a judge and host for the Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards and promoted Caribbean gospel music through the media and other promotions.

In 2015 the Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards gave Thomas the president’s award for his “invaluable contribution” to the growth and development of Caribbean gospel music during the 2014 Marlin Awards.



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