Pinoargote was director of the program ‘Direct Contact’, which is broadcast on the Ecuavisa television network.
East March 19, 2022 it was announced about the death of Alfredo Pinoargote Cevallos, director of the program ‘Direct Contact’, of Ecuavisa.
The news was announced by his channel colleague, the journalist Estefani Espín, who wrote: “There is so much to say, but for now there are no words.”
Until now reasons for death unknown de Pinoargote, who was also a doctor of Jurisprudence, however, the reactions of colleagues and media figures were immediate, including the Ecuadorian president William Lasso.
Since May 2009, Pinoargote directed the informative and interview space of the segment ‘Direct contact’, from Ecuador.
Doctor of Law, born in Esmeraldas on July 27, 1945, Alfredo Pinoargote also directed, since 2003, the Sunday program ‘Behind the News’with reports of deep analysis of the national reality.
He was also a columnist for the magazine Glanceof which years ago he was the general editor, and collaborated with The Universe newspaper.
Within his professional facet, his time in the diplomacy as ambassador of Ecuador to the European Union and the United Nationsas recalled by the Ecuavisa television station.
«In his complete intellectual training, his extensive knowledge of foreign trade, impeccable management of constitutional legislation and his great historical memory should be noted, qualities that permanently made him reflect on the challenges that Ecuador has ahead”, they pointed. (AVV-EFE)
Very sorry for the death of Dr. Alfredo Pinoargote, a great journalist who has served the country and Ecuadorians with his work. His legacy will be remembered by all. Our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. Peace in his grave.
— Guillermo Lasso (@LassoGuillermo) March 19, 2022
Fernando Pinoargote has confirmed to me the unfortunate death of his uncle, Alfredo Pinoargote, my friend, a great journalist, columnist and for the last 13 years, Director and commentator of Television in Direct Contact of @ecuavisa. My condolences to my great friend @alfredjoe80
– Alfonso Xavier Harb Viteri (@pochoharbEC) March 19, 2022