Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Janice Budd, journalist and media personality, dies

Janice Budd

Janice Budd

Media personality and journalist Janice Budd has died.

Loop News understands that Budd, who has had a long and distinguished career in media, lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday.

She had been ailing for sometime.

Budd, who was known for her engaging voice and pleasant personality worked across several media platforms and her last stint in journalism was at the Jamaica Observer newspaper before she went into public relations.

Prior to that she worked at TVJ, CVM TV and the former Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation.

She also worked at the Jamaica Information Service in her early foray into media.

At the time of her death, Budd was the communications manager at the Shipping Association of Jamaica.