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Mr. Hudson Mahinda Samarasinghe

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Employment History

  • Chairman
  • Chairman
    Sri Lankan Broadcasting Corporation


  • Kelaniya University
  • Post Graduate Degree
    Harvard University
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Home > Mahinda at hand to ..., 7 Oct 2013 [cached]
Home > Mahinda at hand to console Hudson
Mahinda at hand to console Hudson Mon, 2013-10-07 11:44 — editor
Colombo, 07 October, (
President pays last respect to the late Pathmini Samarasinghe (102 years old), mother of Hudson Samarasinghe , Chairman, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.
The body of late Pathmini Samarasinghe was laid at the house of Hudson Samarasinghe at Jawatte, Colombo and a host of dignitaries from all walks of life, parliamentarians and Ministers were there to pay their last respect.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in the house of Hudson Samarasinghe, a prominent broadcaster and a popular media personality and consoled him on the loss of his beloved mother.
Editor's Note: Asian Tribune sends its condolence to Mr & Mrs Hudson Samarasinghe on the demise Mrs. Pathmini Samarasinghe.
Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe, ..., 17 Nov 2010 [cached]
Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe, Chairman of SLBC commented: "Being the pioneer broadcaster in Asia, the SLBC considers it a great privilege to be part in hosting this prestigious event.
About Laksara - Laksara Online Sinhala Radio from Sri Lanka, 20 Dec 2012 [cached]
Hudson Samarasinghe
Hudson Samarasinghe - A senior broadcaster,commentatoe a lyricist and the chairman of SLBC at present.
Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe was appointed Additional Directo General on the same day.
Mr.Hudson Samarasinghe was appointed DG and Chaiman on12th December 1989.
Mr. E.S.T.Fernando died on 30th April 1990. e joined Radio Ceylon as a News Sub Editor and later promoted to Director News.Prior to his retirement he held the post of DDG (Regional Services and news. (The diary of events in the brief history of Radio Ceylon / SLBC from 1924 - 1990 ENDS.)
Hudson Samarasinghe, ..., 6 June 2013 [cached]
Hudson Samarasinghe, chairman of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, lauded the new station as an important contribution to the communications sector in the country.
Home > Sri Lanka's veteran broadcaster ..., 15 Nov 2011 [cached]
Home > Sri Lanka's veteran broadcaster Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe felicitated
Sri Lanka's veteran broadcaster Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe felicitated
The Employees of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (the State Broadcasting Institution of Sri Lanka) felicitate its Chairman Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe who have been conferred with the Strategic Business Communicator Award by the Association of Business Communicators of India.
Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe was born in Godagandeniya village in Peradeniya and received his preliminary education at the primary school of Godagandeniya.
He is an Honours Graduate of the Kelaniya University. He obtained his Post Graduate Degree from the Harvard University in the United States after studying about radio broadcasting in West Germany.
He joined the SLBC in 1969 as a programme producer. During the past four decades he has made an enormous contribution to the broadcasting media. He became the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation in 1989.
Mr. Samarasinghe was also a member of parliament from 1992 to 1994 representing the Colombo district.
In 2003 he was appointed as the Chairman of the SLBC for the second time. In 2008 he became the Chairman of the SLBC for the third time.
Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe has entered the history books as the individual who has held the post of SLBC Chairman for the maximum number of times. 'Dasadesin Hathata' (from diverse direction at 7.00 a.m.) and 'Ape Rata Yana Atha'(the route our country is proceeding) programmes presented by him have become very popular in the recent times and these programmes have a very high listenership.
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