Tuesday July 02, 2013
Observe Age Ratings on Radio and TV Programmes...
Thursday May 16, 2013
MCCC Quarterly Report OCT - DEC 2012...
Friday March 08, 2013
Broadcasting Commission Annual Report - 2011/2012...
BCJ Chairman, Hopeton Dunn is Professor of Communications Policy and Digital Media in the Faculty of Social Sciences, UWI, Mona. He is a communications scholar, lecturer, researcher and policy analyst.
Professor Dunn is the Director of the Telecommunications Policy and Management (TPM) Programme at the Mona School of Business, UWI. He is also the Secretary General of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), which is the largest global association of research scholars in media, communication and development.
Finance and Administration Committee Chairperson
Elaine Foster-Allen is an educator for more than 30 years. She was recently appointed chief inspector of the National Education Inspectorate and seconded to the Ministry of Education from her position as principal of Shortwood Teachers’ College. She has worked as an education officer, education consultant, principal of secondary institutions in Jamaica and the United Kingdom and served on the 2004 Task Force on Educational Reform.
Mr. Maxim Rochester is an eminent chartered accountant who until recently headed the audit and accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers as Senior Partner in Jamaica. He is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica.
Monitoring and Compliance Committee Chairperson
Mrs. Vernon is a career educator with over 30 years experience in the field of education. She worked as a teacher for 27 years before her appointment as principal of Alpha Primary School. Mrs. Vernon is a Past President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and currently one of its Trustees. She is the Chair of Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning, a member of the Board of Studies of the University Council of Jamaica, Chairman of the Kingston and St. Andrew Appeals Committee of the Programme for Advancement through Health and Education (PATH), and the National Committee for the Governor General\'s Achievement Award Scheme.
Mrs. Johnson-Brown holds a Masters Degree in Media and Communication Studies from the University of the West Indies and is currently a Lecturer in Communication Arts & Technology at the University of Technology. She previously worked in the area of cultural development and has active research interests in the field of Information Literacy and Media Convergence.
Legislative and Policy Committee member
Mrs. Hyacinth Lindsay is a distinguished attorney-at-law. She served as Chief Parliamentary Counsel for sixteen years, up until her recent retirement. She was Chairperson of the CARICOM Committee of Regional Chief Parliamentary Counsel for the Harmonisation of Laws relating to the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas. She currently serves as an elected member of the Inter-American Judicial Committee
Monitoring and Compliance Committee member
Neville James is a communications consultant with broad experience in broadcasting and journalism. He established Island Broadcasting Services Limited, the operator of KLAS FM and is a former Chairman of the Media Association of Jamaica. Outside of media, he has served in leadership positions at the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica.
Legislative and Policy Committee Member
Dr. Elaine Wallace has extensive experience in the area of communication, inclusive of information and communication technology (ICT) policy development and analysis. She has served as a consultant for the ICT sector.
Dr. Wallace is currently Special Assistant in the Office of the Deputy President at the University of Technology, Jamaica which is responsible for academic affairs and quality assurance. Before assuming this position she was lecturer at the institution and is a former Director of the Information Division in the Office of the Prime Minister.
Monitoring and Compliance Committee member
Rev. Canon Mullings recently retired as Dean of the Ecclesiastical Parish of St. Andrew and Rector of Church of the Ascension. He is a member of the Guidance Counsellors Association and Association of School Chaplins.