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Micah George is an established name in the journalism landscape in St. Lucia. He started his journalism tutelage under the critical eye of the Star Newspaper Publisher and well known journalist, Rick Wayne, as a freelancer. A few months later he moved to the Voice Newspaper under the guidance of the paper’s recognized editor, Guy Ellis in 1988.

Since then he has remained with the Voice Newspaper, progressing from a cub reporter covering court cases and the police to a senior journalist with a focus on parliamentary issues, government and politics.

He has worked in all positions of the Editorial Department of the Voice Newspaper, taking time off to qualify himself in several aspects of journalism including financial journalism (Certificate, 1997, St. Kitts and Nevis).

He also studied at the International Institute of Journalism in Berlin, Germany where he attained a Diploma in Newspaper Journalism with a section dealing with photo journalism.

Mr. George is also a holder of a Certificate in Mass Communication from the University of the West Indies.

A holder of numerous journalism awards, including the awards for Best Investigative Story and Best News Feature during the heyday of the St. Lucia Media Association in the 1990s, Mr. George is a well-known and respected journalist in the country.