Ongerung Kambes Kesolei, a seasoned journalist from Palau was elected Secretary of the Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) during the meeting of the 6th Pacific Media Summit in Honiara, the Solomon Islands, this week.
Palau Media Council’s nominee Mr. Kesolei to the Board of the Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalist Network was elected during the PACJN’s AGM held alongside the 6th Pacific Media Summit.
Kalafi Moala of Tonga was elected Chairman, Solomon Islands nominee was elected Vice Chairman, and Fiji’s nominee became Treasurer.
Mr. Kesolei, also on behalf of the Palau Media Council, was a presenter in the panel on “Media Role in Investigating the Management of Public Resources.”
The 6th Media Summit is the meeting of all the registered members of the Pacific Islands News Association.
“The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Ltd is the premier regional organisation representing the interests of media professionals in the Pacific region. It links radio, television, newspapers, magazines, online services, national associations and journalism schools in 23 Pacific island countries.”
Its President is Mr Kora Nou (PNG) and its Manager is Ms Makereta Komai (Fiji).