Veteran journalist Nail Güreli passes away
ISTANBULVeteran journalist Nail Güreli has died at the age of 84 on Oct. 26 in Istanbul, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turgay Olcayto, the head of the Turkish Journalists’ Association, which Güreli headed between 1994 and 2001, issued a statement expressing his condolences.
“We, as the Turkish Journalists’ Association are in deep sorrow after losing a veteran journalist and the former head of our association, Nail Güreli. My colleague and brother Güreli was an exemplary figure for all journalists. He served journalism and the Turkish Journalists’ Association for many years. We remember him with love and respect,” he said.
Güreli was born in 1932 in Istanbul and started his journalism career in 1952 as a correspondent for the Hizmet newspaper. He went on to work at the Son Posta, Son Telgraf, Tan, Akşam, Vatan, İkdam, Hürriyet, Güneş and Milliyet newspapers.
He is survived by his wife and one child.