The Media Association of St. Kitts and Nevis has a very active agenda for 2023, which includes providing ample training opportunities for its membership and facilitating benefits currently not afforded to media workers. President of the Media Association, Andre Huie, said the association is looking to organize more training workshops, including one on media law and defamation. “We realize that media workers, not only in St. Kitts and Nevis but across the Caribbean, run into problems when it comes to defamation…we realize it’s a very thin line for media worse and journalists, and so we want to this year host a workshop/training on media law,” Huie said.
Meanwhile, Mr Huie reviewed 2022, which was a year of new beginnings for the association. “The media association was revived back in April 2022…since then, we have formally registered the association. We have also been able to enroll new members. We have assigned our members identification cards, which we are looking to have as official ID cards or press passes that will be recognized by the authorities,” he said. The president also spoke to the hosting of their first training workshop, which was a
partnership between the association and business consultancy Hope Economics. This training focused on business and financial reporting and was conducted by business consultant Kevin Hope. The Media Association of St. Kitts and Nevis was revived in 2022, after some 15 years of dormancy.