The Union of Journalists of South Sudan is a society made up of journalists that covers the country of South Sudan.
U-JOSS IS A JOURNALIST COMMUNITY
The Union of Journalists of South Sudan, (UJOSS) is a registered non-profit legal entity in South Sudan. It was founded in 2004 with the aim of protecting journalists, media freedom and ethical standards, improving working conditions for journalists including welfare.
Members of UJOSS work across the media industry as reporters, freelancers, photographers, radio and TV presenters among others. UJOSS has associate members who are editors, sub-editors, copy editors, professors and lecturers of Mass Communication at various learning institutions. UJOSS is affiliated to South Sudan Workers Trade Union Federation.
Our core values guide every member in their journey of delivering news to the people of South Sudan.
The Union of Journalists of South Sudan is managed by a Constitution. The Constitution provides for election of the President, the Secretary General and the Treasury. The three elected officials then consult among themselves and appoint a National Executive Committee, which manages the day-to-day activities of UJOSS. UJOSS has branch offices in the ten states of South Sudan. Each branch office is headed by state coordinator who has a team and the coordinator reports to the Secretary General in the headquarters in Juba Team Member at the headquarters from 2021
Oyet Patrick Charles
Ajak Ater Gar
Majak Kuany Alier
DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL
DEPUTY ORGANIZING SECRETARY
DEPUTY GENDER SECRETARY
DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
MEMBER SUPPORTING TREASURY