(LINA) – The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has announced the death of broadcast journalist Moses Sonkarley, who died after a period of illness on Saturday, June 4, in Monrovia.
Sonkarley came to prominence in journalism at the defunct Liberia Communication Network (LCN) where he rose to become Director of News at “Kiss FM”.
He also led the news department at the then newly-established Renaissance Communication Incorporated (Truth FM & Real TV) to public recognition.
Until his unfortunate demise, Sonkarley worked with the General Auditing Commission as Assistant Communication Officer.
PUL president K. Abdullai Kamara termed Sonkarley as the silent giant of Liberian broadcast news processing, according to a PUL release.
“The man lives on with great newsrooms and journalists he mentored,” Kamara asserted.
Meanwhile, the Press Union of Liberia is urging all journalists and media workers to show up at the Signing of a Book of Condolence in memory of fallen journalists Moses Sonkarley at the Headquarters of the Press Union of Liberia on Clay Street in Monrovia on Thursday, June 16, at 12 noon.
The signing of the book of condolence will precede a funeral service scheduled for the Tubman United Methodist Church in Paynesville on Saturday, June 18.
The PUL urges journalists and media workers to attend all funeral ceremonies including the night of silent wake keeping on Friday- June 17, 2016 at the Sonkarley residence in Sehn Town opposite the Liberian Broadcasting System in Paynesville.