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Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI) is established;

(Temporary) Board of Directors elected

Date:  Yangon; May 4, 2014

  1. The meeting of founding members of Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI) was held and elected 9-members (Temporary) Board of Directors at the Central Cooperative Society building at the junction of Saya San Road and University Avenue Road in Yangon on 4th May 2014.
  2. The Temporary Board of Directors of MJI is elected by the founding assembly today from among the participating 39 representatives (from founding member media organizations). One representative of print media, one representative of private broadcast media, one representative of community media, one representative of ethnic media, one representative of online media, one representative of female mediaperson and two representatives of media associations were elected as the Board Directors. U Thiha Saw (Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA) was elected as the chairman and U SoeMyint (Mizzima Media) was elected as the vice-chairman of the Temporary Board of Directors.
  1. The Temporary Board of Directors will work to officially register the Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI), to design and approve the curriculums and to begin to operate the MJI.

The Temporary Board of Directors of MJI

  1. U Thiha Saw  (Myanmar Journalists Association), Chairman
  2. U Soe Myint (Mizzima Media), Vice Chairman
  3. U Ye Min Oo (MNTV), Member
  4. U Kyaw Kyaw Lin (The Bago Voice), Member
  5. U Khaing Myat Kyaw (Narinjara), Member
  6. U Kyaw Khaing Oo (Planet.com.mm), Member
  7. Daw Shwe Mhone (Union Journal), Member
  8. U Myint Kyaw (Myanmar Journalists Network), Member

Contact Person

U Thiha Saw

Chairman

The Temporary Board of Directors of MJI

Phone: 09 73183179