Puntland Media Center was established to lead efforts in Puntland State of Somalia towards attaining an independent media that is free, professional and responsible. PMC is keenly interested in the ability of an independent media to advance the cause of peace, stability, democracy and development in Puntland State, and Somalia generally.
PMC undertakes many media initiatives, such as enhancing professional journalism, progressing media ethics, promoting human rights, advancing relations between the government and the media, and preserving democratic principles enshrined in the Puntland State Constitution, the Somali Federal Constitution, and in conformity to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
PMC is governed by a Board of Directors (BOD), which appoints an Executive Director. The ED is assisted by a number of officers: Treasurer; Secretariat; Programs Director; and Director for Marketing and PR.