VETERAN BARBADIAN BROADCASTER RECEIVES HONOUR

Veteran broadcaster, Julian Ernest Chetvynde Rogers, was today presented with his Insignia for the award of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), by Governor-General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, at Government House.

Mr. Rogers, who was one of nine Barbadians honoured in June by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in her Birthday Honours List for 2014, was recognised for services to broadcasting.

Mr. Rogers, who was one of nine Barbadians honoured in June by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in her Birthday Honours List for 2014, was recognised for services to broadcasting.

Known for training announcers throughout the Caribbean, apart from making Voice Of Barbados known on the world map when it had the 790 frequency on the AM band, Julian did sterling investigative work in both Antigua and Trinidad which appeared controversial for the Governments of the day in those respective territories…

Mr. Rogers was accompanied to the presentation ceremony by his son, Julian Rogers, Jr.; daughter, Claire Haynes; and mother-in-law, Elaine Brathwaite. (KH/BGIS)

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