Radio Caribbean International (RCI) has fired award-winning Journalist, Timothy Poleon, reliable sources have confirmed.
Poleon’s letter of dismissal was received Friday, according to reports.
Sources told St Lucia Times the document was signed by Managing Director, Tamara Gibson.
According to information, Poleon and the management of RCI fell out over his application for a radio broadcast license.
The veteran broadcast Journalist is reportedly planning to set up his own radio station.
Poleon, a two-time Journalist of the Year, worked at RCI for 28 years and is credited with starting the station’s Midday News Edition and the popular Newsspin call in talk show.
In addition to working at RCI, he also anchored the nightly news on DBS Television between 1993 and 2011, when he moved to Choice Television as anchor and News Director.
In 2016 Poleon moved back to DBS.