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ITN Source’s Ian CheeWah passes away

ITN Source's Ian CheeWah passed away suddenly on January 16. He was ITN Source's managing director of North American business since 2008, and prior to that was at Sapient for 12 years, from 1995 to 2007. He passed away in New York City, at the age of 44.
January 26, 2010

ITN Source’s Ian CheeWah passed away suddenly on January 16. He was the company’s managing director of North American business since 2008, and prior to that was Media Executive for Digital Projects with Associated Press, and VP General Manager for Sapient for 12 years, working in New York and London, spearheading business development initiatives and technology development. He passed away in New York City, at the age of 44. ”An enthusiastic visionary’ were words often used to describe Ian, who was much beloved by his staff and colleagues at ITN, bringing with him a true zest for life,’ said ITN Source in an obituary statement released to realscreen. ‘He established ITN Source as an important footage supplier in the US market, servicing the broadcast, film, education and other sectors.’

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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