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PNG Media Council CEO Nimo Kama appointed as PINA VP

The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) is undergoing change with several key members having left in recent weeks.

Pacific Scoop:
Report – By Stanley Simpson.

Papua New Guinea Media Council chief executive officer Nimo Kama has been appointed the new vice president of the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA).

Kama beat Fiji Sun editor Leone Cabenitabua by 11 votes to 5 for the position.

He will replace John Woods of Cook Islands who resigned earlier this year over differences with the PINA board’s stand on the situation in Fiji.

Vanuatu’s Moses Stevens is the PINA president.

The PINA board and secretariat described the voting as a truly democratic process.

Stanley Simpson is news director of the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation.