THE PRESS UNIT

 INTRODUCTION: The Press Unit covers three (3) areas namely:

1. Electronic Media

2. Publications

3. Media Library

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT:

• Projecting the image of the Commission.

STRUCTURE:

The Unit is responsible to the office of the Chairman of the Commission and it is made up of two sections:

• Media Relations (Electronics) and

• Media Relations (Print).

FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIT:

• Projecting the image of the Commission.

• Organising Press Conferences for DESOPADEC in collaboration with the Chairman’s office.

• Media Advertisements

• Spot lighting workshops, seminars, conferences, symposiums in electronic and print materials.

• Writing features and articles for publication.

• Production and distribution of leaflets and monthly newsletters for internal circulation in the Commission.

• Monitoring the electronic media (DBS, NTA, AIT) and others and the print media (Newspapers, Magazines, etc) for the benefit of  the Commission.

• Working closely with local media houses to educate people on what DESOPADEC is all about.

• Acting as correspondents in the various departments of the Commission.

• Reviewing/Editing broadcast materials before they are aired on Radio and Television.

• In-house crew educating/enlightening staff on issues via internal media bulleting, memos etc.