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Our Mission

To inform the public about Jamaica's growth and development while delivering high-quality products and services using cutting-edge technology

Corporate Overview

Photography, Television, Radio, Web and more

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) is an executive agency of the Government of Jamaica responsible for disseminating information about government programmes, projects, and services.

The Agency's main functions involves the gathering, production and dissemination of information on government policies and programmes, locally and overseas. To achieve its objectives, the Agency utilises a broad range of media skillsets: print, radio, television, graphic arts, video projection and public relations.

At the time of its establishment in 1956, the Agency embraced two main functions: the production and dissemination of information; functions that remain part of the Agency’s core responsibilities to this day.

More About Our History

Our Vision

To be the Agency of choice for credible Government and national information as well as high-quality products and services.


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Enthrose Campbell

Ms. Enthrose Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Information Service having been appointed to the position, effective October 1, 2022. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Campbell acted as CEO following the departure of former CEO, Mrs. Donna...

David C. Knight has had a progressive career in the public service from September 1991 to his current appointment as Director of Human Resources at the JIS on September 1, 2021. His prior roles covered public sector management, leadership and...

Celia W. Lindsay is a confident, dynamic and motivated professional who has over three decades of experience in media and public relations. She is skilled at leading and building cross-functional teams, making critical decisions to advance projects through challenges and...

Mr. Errol Gardner has over 28 years’ experience in the Public Service. He has been the Director of Corporate Services at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) since 2009. He has worked at the Ministry of Finance and PricewaterhouseCoopers in the...

Departments & Professional Services

News releases, features and articles

Editorial The Editorial Department produces daily news releases, features and articles about the GOJ’s policies and programmes, as well as copy pictures for publication in news papers and its website.

The department is expected to assist in the development of a news agency culture, with staff reporters producing content of the highest quality and dispatching information in real time to main stream media via the JIS website.

Radio programes, features & more

Radio JIS Radio produces a full range of programmes which are aired by radio stations in time allotted for government broadcasts.

A major pillar of the agency

Television The JIS television (tv) department produces a full range of programmes, many of which are aired in the time alloted for government broadcasts on local television and cable stations.

Staffed by a group of highly skilled, experienced and award-winning technical personnel, TV carries out a range of functions in line with the department’s strategic objectives.

These include the production of features on the Government’s programmes and policies, and the daily production of the JIS flagship news and current affairs programmes.

Capturing, printing and archiving images

Photo The primary objective of the JIS Photo Unit is to provide photographic coverage of Government activities and disseminate photographs of the media through the JIS editorial Department.

The Photo Unit plays a vital role in capturing, printing and archiving images internally for the JIS and for other external uses.

There is an extensive collection of black and white, coloured and digital images in its archives, comprising public sector activities that date back to 1966.

The section also provides coverage for non-government clients and supports the work of the departments in the development of publications, posters, brochures and websites. Portraits of Government Ministers and prints of color and black and white images are available for sale.

Research, produce and update publications about Jamaica

Research & Publications The Research and Publications Department the capacity of the Agency to research, produce and update a range of publications that are used to inform the public living in Jamaica and overseas about the policies, programmes and institutions of the Government.

Executing public education campaigns and advertising programmes

Public Relations The Jamaica Information Services’ (JIS) Public Relations and Marketing Department is one of the most dynamic PR & Marketing facilities within the Public Sector.

The Department conceptualizes and executes public education campaigns and advertising programmes aimed at promoting a better understanding of the Government’s policies and programmes.

The Department also provides services to non-governmental organizations including corporate entities and international agencies.

The department is referred to as the “engine” of the JIS, because it is uniquely positioned to drive output across all the production departments, including Radio, TV, Photo, Publications and Computer Services.

IT consulting. Web development & live streaming services

Computer Services The JIS web team has evolved to meet the standards of a rapidly expanding web industry, using the latest technology available to create attractive, highly efficient and functional websites for our public and private sector clients.

CEO's Message


Enthrose Campbell

I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to you as you step into the virtual realm of the Jamaica Information Service, our newly redesigned website.

This is your first choice for credible information on Government and everything Jamaican. Whether you are a fellow Jamaican, a media partner, an international friend, a researcher or someone seeking valuable insights about our country, you are in for a treat.

I encourage you to take your time to explore all that our website has to offer.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The Special Projects Department, which is part of the Executive Office, coordinates the Agency’s participation in Corporate Social Responsibility activities that promote and strengthen the JIS brand.

The activities undertaken by the JIS include the offering of sponsorship for branding opportunities; school and community outreach; and promoting the Agency’s projects at the Mt. Olivet Boys’ Home.

The JIS adopted the Home in 2009 and undertakes year-long planning and execution of various projects aimed at improving the Home and bettering the lives of the residents. Our engagement with the Home involves (but is not limited to) visits three times per year during Easter (to host a sports day), Summer (to facilitate the donation of back-to-school supplies) and December (at Christmas time).

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