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New Secretary General for the CBU

The Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), one of the ABU’s seven sister unions, has appointed Sonia Gill as its new Secretary General.

A journalist, media regulator, development practitioner and attorney at law, Ms Gill replaces Patrick Cozier, who retired at the end of 2013 after 18 years in the post.

A graduate of the Universities of the West Indies and of London, Ms Gill recently completed a tour of duties as Assistant Resident Representative and Governance Advisor of the United Nations Development Programme, Jamaica.  She has qualifications in media and communications and in law. She has lectured in Constitutional and Administrative Law, Media Skills and Media and Language.

She previously held the post of Assistant Executive Director of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica.

The CBU, together with the ABU, the African Union of Broadcasters, the European Broadcasting Union, the Arab States Broadcasting Union, the International Association of Broadcasting, the North American Broadcasters Association and the Organizacion de Telecomunicaciones Iberoamericanas, is a member of the World Broadcasting Unions.