Dominic Kallipersad


Dominic Kallipersad

Dominic Kallipersad is a veteran journalist, and one of the most recognizable faces in Trinidad and Tobago. He is currently the Head of News at the flagship television arm of the Caribbean Communications Network, CCN TV6. He was previously the Editor In Chief of the Trinidad Guardian newspaper[1] which he modernized from its old broadsheet format into a tabloid.

Dominic is best known as a news anchor of Panorama, the 7.00pm flagship newscast of the now defunct Trinidad and Tobago Television (TTT), from the late 1970s to early 1990s. He was later Programme Director at the Trinidad Broadcasting Company, and the News Director and anchor at CCN TV6, the position which he is again currently the holder of. He previously served at the Cable News Channel Three as a news anchor filling in for then news anchor, Carla Foderingham alongside Shelly Dass.

In 1990, he was one of the hostages at Trinidad and Tobago Television during the Jamaat al Muslimeen coup attempt.[2]

References

  1. ^ (24 January 2007) Soondarsingh vs Raphael A tale of two presidents, Trinidad Guardian, Retrieved December 10, 2010 (article notes subject with that title for the paper)
  2. ^ Baldeosingh, Kevin (27 July 2008). Journalist recalls TT’s ‘Days of Wrath’. Trinidad & Tobago's Newsday, Retrieved December 10, 2010



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