Cullwick passed away last night.
He worked as a professional journalist for many years even prior to independence and was a former General Manager of Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation.
Cullwick was a senior journalist at the Daily Post until his passing away.
The Media Association of Vanuatu said it is deeply saddened to hear of the passing away of Cullwick.
He was also the Media Association's current Executive Treasurer.
According to MAV, Cullwick served Vanuatu on so many occasions and through hundreds of published articles.
Media colleagues from Vanuatu and around the Pacific expressed shock and sadness on social medial at the news of Cullwick’s passing.
Photo by Loop Vanuatu. Caption: Vanuatu seasoned journalist Jonas Cullwick (right) with colleagues from the Pacific at a media training in Fiji in 2016