Guests at Heads of Media Meeting (January 2014) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 January 2014 00:00

National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Organizing Committee:

Dr. Stevenson Samuels, Chairman

Bishop Stanley Clarke , Vice Chairman

Clyde Edwards, Secretary

Rev. Dr. Peter Garth, Immediate Past Chairman

Rev. Hernicia Davidson

The Organizing Committee updated the Heads of Media on agenda for the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast being held on January 16, 2014.  They were encouraged to try and reach out to citizens in the rural areas for a cross-island National Prayer Service.  They solicited partnership and concluded with a prayer for the media.

Guests at MAJ Meeting (December 2013) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 00:00

MAJ Sensitization Presentation for Prospective Members

Media entities who were interested in membership with the MAJ were invited to attend a sensitization presentation.

Guests at Heads of Media Meeting (December 2013) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 December 2013 00:00

Owen Ellington, Commissioner of Police

Tanesha Elletson, Constabulary Communications Network

Angela Patterson, Jamaica Constabulary Force

The Police Commissioner updated the Heads of Media on the progress of the new Anti-Gang Legislation.  He also discussed the status of crime and gangs in the country.  The Commissioner solicited the media's assistance with public awareness on JCF’s transformation programme which included polygraph testing, vetting the police force, advanced training systems, reformed management systems and annual strategic plan reports from all police stations.  The Heads of Media urged the JCF to work along with Crime Stop in their efforts to fight crime.


Guests at MAJ Meeting (October 2013) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 00:00

Lydia Rose (Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers)

Evon Mullings (Jamaica Music Society)

JACAP mentioned that the Heads of Agreement had expired years ago and they intended to establish a new one effective January 2014.  Rates will now be calculated using international standards which will also determine whether a station is considered a talk station or a music station.  MAJ suggested that it should be noted that music being played in the nights attracted less commercials and listenership.

Guests at Heads of Media Meeting (September 2013) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 September 2013 00:00

Partnership for Transformation:

Christopher Zacca (Private Sector Organization of Jamaica)

Helene Davis-Whyte (Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions)

Mr. Zacca advised that representatives from civil society, trade unions, private sector and government met and produced a report outlining the conditions needed to sustain the development of the country through a successful social partnership.

Guests at Heads of Media Meeting (August 2013) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 August 2013 00:00

Dr. Elizabeth Ward, Chairperson, Violence Prevention Alliance

Dr. Ward advised that Jamaica had the third highest homicide rate in the world.  Her concerns included communication and data regarding violence and gangs.

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