Vanuatu media has lost one of its key figure.

Jonas Cullwick was a professional journalist since the New Hebrides and was a former General Manager of  the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation(VBTC) and then a senior journalist at the Dailypost for many years.

Mr Cullwick passed away on Saturday 9th June 2018.

 His death was of a suspected heart attack.

Mr Cullwick was born and raised on Maewo, a long and narrow island to the east of Santo with a population of about 3,500.

In his teens, he moved to Port Vila to attend the British secondary school, which is now known as Malapoa College.