The Australian television industry is in mourning following the sudden death of a young television producer who was supposed to "dominate the industry".
The project the guest Waleed Aly led the flow of tributes during the Tuesday night episode, announcing the death of "a friend and colleague", Carla Bellomarino, just 29 years old.
Aly claimed to have been "devastated" to announce that Bellomarino died in the early hours of Saturday after a sudden cardiac arrest.
"He was only 29 years old. He worked at The project with us in different departments for several years – he was part of our team, "said Aly as Bellomarino's photos flashed on the screen.
"He was full of life, he was a cheerful person, he would dominate the TV industry, no doubt about it. But above all, he was funny, extraordinarily kind, he was always happy, he smiled easily. It was a real pleasure to be around her at all times, so everyone here The project send their condolences to parents Vita and Frank and twin sister Lucy. We want your family to know that we will certainly remember you. "
Like many others – The block Judge Shaynna Blaze shared her memories of Mrs Bellomarino when The project & # 39;the tribute was published online.
"Thank you so much for your kind words about Carla. I worked with her for many years at 9 years and she, as you said, was lively, funny and simply amazing in what she did. We will miss him so sadly " she wrote.
Other operators in the television industry have also paid tribute to Bellomarino:
Bellomarino had worked as a producer on the field of the ABC series Tonight with Tom Ballard, as a guest producer at The project and most recently as a writer assistant at television production company Grace: A Storytelling Company.