Jewel Levy, Journalist
Jewel Levy, Journalist

Jewel Levy

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0035
E: [email protected]

For 45 years, Jewel Levy a true born Caymanian from the district of Bodden Town has dedicated her working life to the art of photography and newspaper production and journalism from the time she left John Gray High School in 1976. She joined the Caymanian Compass team as a typesetter but after a brief stay moved to the Nor’wester Group of Publications where she was involved in photography. Tired of that and wanting to further her career, she moved back to the Caymanian Compass where she again became involved in photography. In later years she joined the editorial staff as a photo-journalist and has been there ever since.

Today Jewel can be seen at many events taking pictures and writing reports for publication in the Cayman Compass. She is an example for many Caymanians to follow that once you have put your mind to accomplishing a particular career it is quite possible that you will be quite successful if given the opportunity. Jewel is now a valuable contributor to Cayman’s established media the Cayman Compass and other publications.

ARTICLES BY JEWEL LEVY

81-year-old dad still enjoying driving his classic Ford Falcon

Edmund Hydes, whose sons presented him with a surprise gift of a 1967 Ford Falcon for his 80th birthday in 2017, is still loving the car and can be seen driving it around Cayman Brac.

West Bay centenarian looks back on life with nostalgia

A West Bay woman who celebrated her 102nd birthday in May says she wishes she could still do the things she did when she was young.

Green thumbs creating magic on the Brac

Some gardeners do everything by the book. Others wing it and watch, but Myrtle Green just has a green thumb for producing beautiful plants.

41 graduate from theological training programme

The Centre for Theological Leadership Training held its second annual commencement exercise at the Church of God of Prophecy, Victory Tabernacle, on 23 June.
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Cayman seamen celebrate Day of the Seafarer

Some of Cayman’s well-travelled seafarers gathered this week to share tales of their lives on the high seas, to mark the International Day of the Seafarer.

Gospel singer ready to ignite Cayman people

Grammy-nominated gospel singer Jekalyn Carr will use her musical talents to empower Cayman’s youth this weekend.

Students’ choir day concert hits high note

Members of the Cayman Youth Choir hosted a ‘choir day’ concert at John Gray High School after learning six songs in one day.

Olympic Day runners enjoy friendly competition

About 250 people turned out early Saturday morning to the Truman Bodden Sports Complex to support the Olympic Day 5K Run/Walk.
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School’s out for summer

With summer break already started for some or just days away for others, Cayman teachers and students are eagerly anticipating their summer plans.

Cayman beauty queens to walk for the environment

The Miss World Cayman Islands will host its first 5K EnviroWalk Run to bring awareness to the environment on 30 June at SafeHaven.

Wind of Hope walk benefits NCVO

Walkers and runners who took part in the Wind of Hope 5K earlier this month have raised $4,000 for the National Council of Voluntary Organisations’ children programmes.

East End’s Sunrise Cottage seniors home shuts its doors

Elderly residents of East End’s Sunrise Centre have been moved to a residential home in West Bay after the facility closed down.

Miss World Cayman Islands: Contestants gear up for pageant

Five contestants will compete in the upcoming Miss World Cayman pageant, according to organisers.

Father’s Day Feature: Five lessons a dad learned from his sons

Father-of-two Ellis Burke, 63, gently calls his son over to the table as he carefully opens an iPad. Jeremy, 25, who is autistic, takes a seat. Pictures of Dr. Seuss characters fill the screen.

Father’s Day Feature: Dads find more time to spend with children

Each Father’s Day, we celebrate the men in our lives who have helped to shape the people we are today. In honour of these special individuals, the Compass is highlighting two fathers who have had a positive impact on their own children and children in the community.

Man dies after falling from truck

A 65-year-old man residing in North Side died Tuesday after falling from the back of a pickup truck in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Seniors share stories of Cayman’s past with students

For the second time around, Cayman International School students have embarked on an interview-based project to document experiences and life stories with Cayman’s older generations.

Public Works Department apprentices graduate

Eight apprentices graduated from the Public Works Department and the Cayman Islands Further Education Apprenticeship programme Wednesday.

Police find missing Grand Cayman bull ‘Bobo’

A Belford Estates woman who offered a $1,000 reward for the return of her missing bull was reunited with the animal last week after police located it.

Students hold anti-plastic, anti-port demonstration

Cayman schoolchildren gathered on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Friday to call on the government to take urgent steps to protect the local environment.
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