Barbara Gloudon was a journalist, author, writer, and theatre chair of Afro-Jamaican descent. She has a distinguished career as a journalist, for which she received two Seprod Awards from the Press Association of Jamaica, as well as being an officer in the Order of Distinction.
Obituary: Veteran Broadcaster Barbara Gloudon Died- Death Cause
Barbara Gloudon, a veteran broadcaster and theatre star, has died. Gloudon passed away in a hospital on Wednesday evening. She was a previous columnist for the Jamaica Observer.
Gloudon’s husband, Ancile, died on April 30. He was a former actor, food technologist, and orchid aficionado. He was 89.
Barbara Gloudon Age, Family, and Early Life
Barbara Gloudon was 87 years old when she died. She was born in 1935 in Malvern, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. She was born to her parents Doris and Vivian M. Goodison. Goodison grew up in a middle-class family where her father worked as a chauffeur and mechanic.
Lorna Goodison, one of her sisters, was Jamaica’s first female poet laureate. We express our heartfelt condolences to her family and loved ones.
We will update this section as soon as more information regarding her is available on the media.
Barbara Gloudon Career, What was her profession?
Goodison began her career as a reporter at The Gleaner newspaper in 1953. At the same time, she worked as a columnist for the Jamaica Star under the alias “Stella.” Gloudon received distinction from the Press Association of Jamaica in 1964, the first year of the Seprod Awards for Journalism, and again in 1968.
Greta Fowler, who created Jamaica’s Little Theatre Movement (LTM) with her husband Henry, commissioned Gloudon to write a script for the annual pantomime show upon her return to Jamaica after nearly a month in the UK in 1969. Gloudon left journalism in 1978 and went on to work as the director of the Jamaica Tourist Board until 1981 when she started her own public relations agency. She presented the radio chat show Hotline, which was broadcast by Radio Jamaica Rediffusion beginning in the late 1980s (RJR 94 FM).
Gloudon became chair of the LTM in the 1990s and directed the National Pantomime’s annual Boxing Day premiere. Barbara was awarded the Order of Jamaica in 1992, which he received at the Caribbean Publishing and Broadcasting Association and Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s Caribbean Media Awards ceremony.
Gloudon received the Gleaner Honour in 2006 for her services to art and culture. She and Sylvia Wynter were named fellows of the Institute of Jamaica in 2012, an organization that honors those who have made significant contributions to the country’s culture, history, or science.
Which school and college did she go to?
She attended St. George’s Elementary School and moved on to St Andrew High School for Girls in Kingston, as well as the University of Iowa, where she completed an international literary studies program.
She took part in theatrical shows and studied theater with Jean Watson in high school.
Barbara Gloudon Net Worth, How much does she earn?
The net worth of Barbara is estimated to be around $3 – $5 Million.
Barbara Gloudon Husband, What about her relationship?
Gloudon married Ancile Gloudon, a chemist and food technologist from Port of Spain, Trinidad. After having three children, Lisa, Jason, and Anya, the couple decided to build their first home together.
Is she available on any kind of social media platform?
We didn’t find her on any social media handles like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
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