Jovita Moore Wiki
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Who was Jovita Moore ?
Beloved Atlanta news anchor Jovita Moore died Thursday night after a brief fight with an aggressive form of brain cancer, her station reported.
Longtime TV news anchor Jovita Moore died Thursday night at 53 after a monthslong battle with cancer, WSB announced Friday morning.
Doctors discovered two masses in Moore’s brain in April, according to ABC affiliate WSB of Atlanta. After surgery, she was diagnosed with glioblastoma.
Moore, an Emmy winner, joined the station in 1998 and moved to the main presenters desk in 2012.wikipedia
She previously worked on television stations in Memphis and Arkansas, and had interned at The New York Times. Moore earned her master’s degree in television journalism from the Columbia University School of Journalism in New York City.
Moore was a native New Yorker, but “proudly called Atlanta her home,” said the WSB tribute.
She is known for the abundant time she spent volunteering with civic associations and non-profit organizations. She especially loved mentoring students.
“Even those who did not know her personally felt a deep and personal connection with Jovita,” Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms wrote in a statement. “She loved Atlanta very much.”
How old was Jovita Moore ?
She Was 53 year old. New York, New York, United States
Cause of Death
Moore was also a member of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists (AABJ) and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
“The family deeply mourns the loss of the legendary @wsbtv newscaster and longtime member @JovitaMoore,” said a tweet from NABJ. “Moore battled brain cancer and inspired many in his journey. His legacy of kindness, his commitment to his craft, and his help in helping the next generation will endure.”
“Back in April doctors discovered two masses on Jovita’s brain. After surgery, they diagnosed her with glioblastoma, the most common type of brain cancer,” WSB said. There is no cure, said the statement.
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Tyler Perry also expressed his sadness over Moore’s passing.
“Jovita Moore We know you struggled with everything you had! I will miss your beautiful smile and warm laugh, let alone see you in my living room every day,” Perry wrote. “We will miss you very much, my friend. Many sincere prayers to your family. May your soul travel well! Life is only a moment.”
Moore is survived by her mother, her two sons, and her stepdaughter. She called her children “the most important achievements of her life,” WSB reported.