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Mar 14

Past President Ben Brodie’s Tribute to Junior Dowie


Junior Dowie Gleaner - File Photo

Junior Dowie
Gleaner – File Photo

The following tribute to veteran photographer Junior Dowie was delivered by Past President Ben Brodie on behalf of the PAJ at the funeral service at the Kingston Parish Church on Saturday, March 12, 2016

This morning, I have the bittersweet task of representing the Press Association of Jamaica at this thanksgiving service for the late great Junior Dowie.
Since his passing on February 17, Junior and his excellent work, has been at the centre of many a discussion among colleagues, (especially print media) but apparently in the by-ways and hedges where he was most comfortable. Though the call of duty constantly exposed him to Halls of High Society, he preferred the by-ways and hedges and was loved at this vibrant level of society.

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Feb 18

PAJ Expresses Regret at Passing of Junior Dowie


PAJ Expresses Regret at the Passing of Junior Dowie


The Press Association of Jamaica is expressing its sincere regret at the passing of former award-winning Gleaner chief photographer, Junior Dowie.

 A master of his craft, Dowie, who was honoured by the Government of Jamaica with the Order of Distinction for photo-journalism, died at a corporate area hospital today, after several months of illness. Read more