About us

The current Media Council of Papua New Guinea (MCPNG) executive board comprises president Alexander Rheeney (until recently Post-Courier chief editor), vice president Janet Kwalahu (NBC news director), treasurer Adrian Au (until recently PNGFM general manager) and secretary Frieda Kana (Wantok Niuspepa deputy editor). They were elected to the executive on February 27, 2015 and had their tenure extended for another 12 months at the 2016 Annual General Meeting in May last year.   

The Council strives to maintain professional standards in the media industry, deal with and respond to complaints on conduct, make representations on behalf of the industry and publish reports on its work.

Its membership comprise mainstream media organisations. Established in 1994, it continues to strive to strengthen the media and facilitate development communication.

The minutes of board meetings conducted by the current executive are available on request. If you want to find out more information about the work of the Media Council of Papua New Guinea (MCPNG) send an email or a letter to the address below.

PO Box 277, Waterfront, Konedobu 125, NCD, Papua New Guinea

Email: mediacouncilpng@gmail.com

The activities and the programs of the Council are governed by a constitution which sets the framework governing the organisation and highlights its vision, goals and responsibilities to the mainstream media in Papua New Guinea and their readers and viewers. You can download a copy of our constitution through the link below.