ABC Newswriter Raja Helou Dies At 65
March 30, 2007 at 3:10 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of ABC NEWS RADIO newswriter RAJA HELOU, who died THURSDAY (3/29) at 65. HELOU worked at ABC since 1966 (except for a short period teaching at the UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA in the late 1970s), starting as a desk assistant and getting promoted to newswriter two years later.
"RAJA was a skilled and dedicated journalist, a dear friend, and a unique and wonderful man," said ABC NEWS RADIO WASHINGTON Bureau Chief ROBERT GARCIA.
HELOU is survived by wife ROSEMARY and children ALEXANDRA and TAREK.