Is predominantly and distinctively Jamaican; Reflects the multicultural and multiracial nature of Jamaica. Reflects Jamaica and its regions; Contributes to the flow and exchange of cultural expression; Contributes to shared national consciousness and identity; Is available throughout Jamaica;
News and Current Affairs
News headlines and C-Span type coverage.
Discussion and call-in programmes.
Programming – Public Information
Parliament, Senate, Post-Cabinet Press Briefings, Official State functions, Public Accounts Committees, Regional Council Meetings; e.g. KSAC, Town Halls, Public Service Announcements.
PBCJ will dedicate 4 hours per day to Government Information, through the Jamaica Information Service, with some in prime time.
Arts and Culture
Grand Gala, JCDC festival events, Emancipendence and other National events in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture,
Vintage programming from the JBC archives;
Developing Jamaican talent and providing a national and international showcase.
Currently finalizing an MOU with E-Learning to air educational content; Collaborating with UCC for airing of lecture series; Coverage of entertainment events of value around Jamaica.
Children and Youth
Programmes geared towards the engagement and nourishment of young minds, while making the connection between past and current events.
PBCJamaica wants to become the leader in weather information for Jamaica, the region and popular travel destinations, regarding:
Hurricane updates and information; Severe weather notifications;School closures.
We are currently in dialogue with freelance producers, such as Ian Andrews and Ed Barnes, to create sports programming;
The celebration of Jamaican athletes, from Herb McKinley to present day.