Media industry reels from journo’s sudden passing

The sudden passing of veteran journalist and business editor for Post-Courier, Rosalyn Albaniel Evara, has shocked colleagues in the media industry.

The senior reporter passed away at around 4pm yesterday after collapsing at her Port Moresby home.

The late Evara, who had with her a wealth of experience and knowledge, was pronounced dead at the Port Moresby General Hospital after being rushed to the Emergency Room.

Colleagues and friends described her passing as a great loss to the industry.

The late journalist was 41 years old; she was the business editor of Post-Courier after years of being a bureau chief at the PC office in Madang.

Editor-in-chief of Post-Courier, Todagia Kelola, said: “It is a shocker to Post-Courier and to us all; such a healthy and strong person who, despite going through so much, would always give everything to her work.

“It is a sudden and great loss for Post-Courier and the media industry in PNG.”

Those whose lives have been touched by the veteran journalist described her as “a very gentle and humble soul” who got along well with everyone.

She is survived by her husband and daughter. Her eldest son, along with her third son, passed on the 15 of August 2015, and 15th of September 2016 respectively.




Imelda Wavik
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