By Pacific Island Times News Staff
Veteran journalist Gerry Partido died of cardiac arrest early this morning. He was 56.
He was dead on arrival at Guam Regional Medical City. He tested positive for Covid-19, according to an ER physician at GRMC.
Partido was the digital editor of Pacific News Center. He began his journalism career in the Philippines, where he worked as a business reporter for the Philippine Star.
He was the managing editor of Guam Daily Post from 2014 to 2016. Before that, he was the local news editor at Marianas Variety-Guam, which also ran his weekly political column "Island Stir."
Partido was the son of the late Guam journalist Coy Partido.
More details to follow.