24 Jul 2017

PM's Press Sec moves to Solomons media association

7:08 pm on 24 July 2017

The Media Association of Solomon Islands has elected the outgoing press secretary to the prime minister as its president.

Deli Oso officially ended her role in the prime minister's office today as she assumed the presidency of the association.

She also took up a new job as sub-editor with the local newspaper the Solomon Star.

Since 2004, Ms Oso worked in various communications roles beginning as press secretary to the prime minister in 2004.

She signed on again as press secretary to Manasseh Sogavare during his short tenure as prime minister in 2006 and then as his opposition press secretary from 2007.

In 2014, she followed Mr Sogavare into government during his current tenure as prime minister.

The vice president of the Media Association is the opposition press secretary, Douglas Marau.

MASI's constitution allows for one of either the president or the vice president to be working in a communications role.

Manasseh Sogavare

Manasseh Sogavare Photo: RNZI

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