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The presenters – Faces of SVGTV Evening News

The presenters – Faces of SVGTV Evening News

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29.FEB.08

A group of four people make up the news presenters team that presents SVGTV Evening News at 7 o’ clock nightly, including the flashback programme on Sundays. They are the faces and voices of SVGTV’s Evening News and include Jimmy Prince, Roxanne Dalrymple, Paulette Williams and the newsest addition, Khalil Cato.{{more}}

Jimmy Prince has been a familiar face on SVGTV for almost 20 years, having first presented the Sports News then Evening News since 1989. Prince who is a graduate of CARIMAC, has been a broadcaster almost all of his adult life, having worked at the Agency for Public Information since 1982, an entity where he is the director.

Outside of work, Prince is an avid poet and the author of two books of poems. Most famous of his poems is ‘Barrel Quarrel’. He is a former member of the National Youth Council and other national and community organizations, especially in the Marriaqua area from which he originates. He is also involved in Carnival and carries out commentary for SVGTV live broadcasts of the shows.

Roxanne Dalrymple
also joined the television news presenters’ team in 1989. She won the Miss Carival title in 1987 and the 1st runner up in the OECS pageant in that same year. Journalism and banking are two of Roxanne’s interests, and she is grateful to have worked in both fields.

Roxanne has a passion for the development of young people, hence her involvement in the RBTT Young Leaders programme, of which she is the coordinator. Another of her passions is singing. She is a member of the New Kingstown Chorale.

She has been married for 18 years and is the mother of a 15-year-old daughter.

Paulette Williams is a Jamaican who migrated to St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2001.

She has a wide rage of experience in the broadcast industry, including working as a news producer for Radio Jamaica, and was the Publications Editor at the Gleaner. She was also News Director at Trans World International, a Christian radio station and G.N in Grenada. Willams also was the senior news reporter at KLAS FM in Jamaica.

Praise FM was where she was first employed when she came to this country as news director. Other than presenting news, Paulette Williams is a Communications Studies Lecturer at the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College and an online tutor for UWIDITE. She is a Minister of the Gospel and host for the “Yes there is Hope” programme. Williams is part of the Youth for Christ group and produces their programme “Youth Expression”. She also enjoys spectator sports.

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