Fernando Pessa

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Fernando Pessa (April 15, 1902-April 29, 2002) was a Portuguese journalist and reporter. Early in 2002, Pessa was hailed as the world's oldest journalist. He joined Portugal's state radio in 1934, and covered World War II for BBC radio, for which he was subsequently appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by King George VI.

Pessa later launched Portugal's radio and TV national service in the 1940s and 1950s.

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