Executive Committee of the Press Union of Liberia

K. Abdullai Kamara,

President, Press Union of Liberia (PUL)

Abdullai is a media development specialist with experience working in various media and related organizations including newspapers, news agency, media development, and as media and communication officer with international development organizations. He has been influential in PUL affairs over the years and active in the Liberian Media Law and Policy Reform Working Group.

Specifically, Abdullai was involved with setting up, delivering training and developing programs on various media themes for various media types across Liberia. A free expression and internet enthusiast, Abdullai has collaborated with the Africa Information Society Initiative and coordinates the Liberia Internet Governance Forum, which is advocating community involvement in discussing the concerns of the internet and new technology in Liberia.

Abdullai has academic qualifications in Mass Communications, and completed specialized courses in media & information literacy; strategic planning; internet governance & localization

Concurrently, Abdullai consults on Communications & Marketing and a diversity of Liberian topics and writes occasional papers on media, governance and human rights themes in Liberia.

Present sub-occupations: Evolving into an expert on Liberian themes; Preparing a Vai language course for descendants of Vai people; and Writing a Travel Guide for Liberia.

 

Jallah E. Grayfield, III

Vice President 

Jallah previously directed News at Love Radio & TV, after years of service at Radio Veritas. A Christian, and married with 3 children, Jallah holds a BA (Mass Communications) from the University of Liberia, and holds a certificate in ICT Journalism from Radio Waumini Training College in Kenya, and Certificates from China Radio International and from the West African Institute of Finance & Economic Management (Nigeria)

D. Kaihenneh Sengbeh
Secretary General

Danicius Kaihenneh Sengbeh is a Liberian journalist, poet and writer with media experience since 2001. He previously served as Assistant Secretary General of the PUL, and works concurrently as Editor-In-Chief of The Informer Newspaper. Before joining the Informer, Sengbeh reported for The Independent Newspaper, and the defunct Patriot Newspaper and Kiss FM.

Sengbeh is a UN Media Fellow and Liberia’s first UN Medal Award-winning journalist for his contribution to journalism and for being the second Liberia journalist in 15 years to qualify for and successfully attend the United Nations’ Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalist Fellowship Program in New York and Geneva, Switzerland in 2012. 

He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Mass Communication and Sociology from the University of Liberia and a Diploma in Journalism from the International School of Journalism. He holds several awards and certificates in journalism and communication from Ghana, China, United States and Switzerland.

Daniel Nyakonah,

 Assistant Secretary General –

Daniel holds a degree from the University of Liberia and works as a Reporter with Radio Veritas. He previously worked with Fabric FM.