About Us


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.

Together we deliver news.

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 Vision

Protecting rights of journalists, free and responsible media.

Our Mission

Work for a safe environment for journalists, where their welfare, interests, rights are protected.

Our Core Values

Our core values guide every member in their journey of delivering news to the people of South Sudan.



Participatory Leadership

Respect for diversity

Dialogue as a means to resolve conflicts

Respect for rights and privileges of journalists