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 JIS Editorial Department

news releases, features and articles


The Editorial 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.


Unexpected Foster Parent Relishes Role
Joan Martin did not set out to become a foster parent. She tells JIS News that she was unexpectedly thrust ...
Jamaican Scientists Win Int’l Awards
Two local scientists have won the prestigious International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) 2020 awards, making Jamaica the first country ...
Ocho Rios Businessman Not Deterred By COVID-19
While the coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought much of the tourism sector to a screeching halt, owner of the Double V ...
NROCC Maintains High Level Of Quality Assurance In Construction Of Highway 2000
The National Road Operating and Constructing Company (NROCC) maintains a high level of quality assurance as it continues to oversee ...
Newly Formed Council Urged To Drive Quality In Jamaica
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, has mandated members of the newly formed National Quality Policy Council ...
Progress Made In Advancing Social And Economic Development
Notable progress has been made in advancing social and economic development in Jamaica, under the National Development Plan, Vision 2030 Jamaica. ...
St. James Resident Takes Home 4-H CLUBS’ Inaugural Backyard Family Garden Challenge
Shaneka Wallace-Graham is the winner of the Jamaica 4-H Clubs’ inaugural Backyard Family Garden Challenge. The St. James native walked ...
Minister Johnson Smith Confident Japan Can Deliver Safe And Enjoyable Olympics
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, says she is confident in Japan’s ...
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