JIS News

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) has been allocated $63 million in the 2008/09 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives, for the purchase of equipment and furniture.
This money will be used to purchase a standby generator; computers and auxiliary equipment; televisions and other multimedia equipment; photography equipment; a Xerox work centre; and an air conditioning unit for the Radio studio.
The JIS, which is an Executive Agency, is the main organization through which the Government of Jamaica informs the public of the policies, programmes and activities of its various ministries, departments and other public sector agencies.
The agency is a full service public relations, news agency, and information and production media house.
Production capabilities include internet, radio, television, editorial, photographic, advertising, graphic arts, printing and public education facilities.

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