I was born on April 30, 1974 in my hometown of
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
It was here, in the capital, that I attended high school at Fatima College
from 1986 to 1993. Following this, I spent three years at the University
of the West Indies at St Augustine, graduating in 1996 with an Upper Second
Class Honours B.A. Degree in English.
It was while still a student at U.W.I. that I started
developing my media skills. I spent the summer of 1994 working
at CCN-TV 6 - a Port of Spain television station - and spent two
months at the Trinidad Express newspaper in 1995. After working
at TV 6 for fifteen months (May 1996 to August 1997), I decided
to make a return to the print media and was employed by the Independent
newspaper as a sports writer until August 1998, when I received
a Fellowship from the O.A.S. to read for an MS in Communications
(Broadcasting) at the University of Miami. I graduated in May 1999 with a
Masters Degree in Broadcast Journalism.