Lungile Tom Wiki – Lungile Tom Biography
Lungile Tom was Technical support (cameraman) working at eNCA after previously working at CNBC Africa as per his Linkedln. It is being reported that the cameraman died on Wednesday morning, May 13th 3 days after being admitted with COVID-19 symptoms.
Lungile Tom Age
He was 45 years old.
Lungile Tom Wife and Children
eMedia chief operating officer Antonio Lee said Tom joined eNCA in December 2013 having previously worked at CNBC Africa. “Lungile was known for his larger than life personality and his dedication to his craft. His buoyant laughter will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his wife, Nandipha, and his children,” Lee said.
Lee said In adherence to government regulations, the company had disinfected and closed the affected floor, and started a tracing and tracking process. Employees who had contact with Tom were advised to stay at home. They will be tested and go into self-isolation.
Parliament’s President Officers said that through his “sharp eye and knowledge of Parliament”, Tom had brought the often intricate workings of the institution to many South African homes.
“His news footage demonstrated remarkable passion, experience and creativity. He spent time in the corridors of Parliament and, with patience, humility and passion, highlighted the happenings of Parliament to the people,” they said in a statement.
For many journalists, Tom’s death has brought home the devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic
Lungile Tom Death & Cause
cameraman Lungile Tom who died after testing positive for COVID-19.
The 45-year-old cameraman has been hailed for his passion, experience and creativity in bringing news to the homes of many South Africans.
Tom died in a Cape Town hospital on Wednesday, he had been in the intensive care unit since the weekend.
The South African National Editors’ Forum Kate Skinner said: “He had so much more to do. But certainly he achieved a phenomenal amount during his time here. We call on companies to offer extra protective care and all journalist to practice with precaution.”
Parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo said the pandemic had robbed the media industry of one of its most dedicated cameramen.