Executive Director - Mrs Munkhmandakh Myagmar
Munkhmandakh has been working for the Press Institute since 1998, she graduated in Journalism from the University Leipzig, Germany and holds a PhD in Media and Communication Studies from the same University. Mrs Munkhmandakh has extensive experience working with development experts and volunteers from different countries, and speaks English, Russian and German.
The training department has four full-time journalism teachers and one computer expert.
Activities of this department concentrate on the long-term journalism course (Diploma course), which is provided for college or university graduates who wish to work in the journalism industry. In addition to the Diploma course, short-term training courses are provided addressing industry journalists as well as people who wish to acquire basic knowledge on journalism or basic computer skills including internet training and digital editing.
The training department assists the journalists and media employees in improving their qualifications through activities of the journalism clubs focusing on economic, political, legal and environmental issues. The magazine published by PI journalism trainers, plays an important role as a forum for exchange of experiences and new information.
The computer center has been serving journalists and journalism students, providing a possibility for Internet access at reduced rates, layout service for local and regional newspapers and computer training courses on demand.
The TV and radio studios are used for training courses, but they also provide services such as shooting, dubbing, mixing and editing.
Training Department Head, J.Oyuntseteg
Journalism teacher and Environmental Journalism Club coordinator, Amartuvshin.A
Communications and Partnership Specialist, trainer, Ariuntuya.A
Journalist, trainer, Munkhchimeg.D
Public Communication Specialist Rachel Donovan
Information & Research Department
The Research department at the Press Institute conducts surveys on the state of Mongolian media, systematical audience surveys, collects survey materials conducted on media in Mongolia and abroad, and organises activities to support exchange of information between media researchers, journalists and media managers.
In addition, the department provides information services for journalists, students and journalism trainers through its library (including press clipping services and print media archive) and press conferences organised for journalists on demand of institutions and individuals, but also on its own initiative.
Information & Research Department Head, Gunjidmaa.G
Senior researcher, Ganchimeg.N
The staff in our administration currently consists of nine employees: management director, accountants, cashier, secretary, driver, information officer, PR and marketing manager, and TV & Radio studio officer.
Under direct supervision of and in cooperation with the managing director, the administration provides each section with preconditions for efficient work, coordinates and strengthens their cooperation, conducts marketing activities for the entire PI operation, is responsible for generating income from the media industry and for improving the financial capabilities of PI.
IT engineer, Gantulga.S