Monday, September 18, 2006

Monday, April 17, 2006

Philippine Information Agency
SORSOGON INFORMATION CENTER



…consistently lives up to its thrust as the information arm of the government serving a key and vital role in disseminating the vision, mission, and goals of the Presidency and the Government focusing on the TEN POINT AGENDA set by the PGMA Administration, the SONA Statements and the Medium Term Philippines Development Plan.

This Office basically carries out the information, education, communication and advocacy components of the various programs and projects of the Presidency and the Government and enhances its linkages and networks to provide assistance to the different NGAs, PGAs, and LGUs as well as non-government, religious and civic organizations in terms of information and communication development in the province of Sorsogon.

Furthermore, this Office constantly spearheads series of information caravans, kapihan, talakayan, public forum, symposium, trainings, seminars, workshops, orientations, lectures, press coverage, press conferences, radio/TV programs/guestings/ interviews/feeds, situationer reporting and advisories, issue monitoring, preparation and dissemination of press releases and distribution of IEC materials to live up to its mandate as the primary information arm of the government focusing on the thrusts, programs and projects of the PGMA Administration and on the “BANGON SORSOGON“ of the provincial government, under the auspices of Governor Raul R. Lee.

PIA Sorsogon Information Center, in cooperation with the Lingap para sa Kalusugan ng Sambayanan (LIKAS), Inc., also maintains, with ICM Irma Guhit serves as co-anchor of LIKAS consultant Dr. Eddie Dorotan, the INI AN SORSOGANON! radio program aired regularly every Sunday, 10:00-11:00 AM, at the SPIRIT-FM (DZGN-FM) station simulcast at RADYO NATIN-FM stations in Irosin and Pilar towns as well as HOT-FM in Casiguran, Sorsogon. Ini an Sorsoganon! radio program manifests and intensifies the thrust of the PIA as the information and communication arm of the government to promote the development objectives set by the PGMA Administration, the SONA Statements and the Medium Term Philippines Development Plan to the people heightening public awareness and support for nation building.

In its continuous desire to strengthen and harness its commitment to fully serve the government and the people, this Office serves as officer or chairperson and members of the different provincial councils, task forces, local technical working groups, quick response teams (QRT), advocacy teams and committees to address various fields of concerns for development in province.

Thursday, April 06, 2006

VISION

The Office of the Communication Director is the lead communication arm of the Government and vehicle of understanding for a well-informed and enlightened citizenry, proud of its heritage and Attuned to the new global realities.


MISSION

To develop and implement a comprehensive communication program which harnesses information technology and coordinates similar programs of other government agencies in communicating the Presidency and the Government
to our people and to the international community, thus heightens public awareness and support for nation-building


APPROACH

To provide the people with multi-media materials at the highest professional level, expertise, and services through organizational teamwork and Partnership with other government agencies, private groups and independent organizations.


FUNCTIONS

PIA serves as the gateway of information and communication between the Government and the people and vice versa…

…translating the thrusts and vision of the Government.
…relating the people’s sentiment.

PIA successfully achieves this end through different ways:

Ø Determining the information needs of the people;

Ø Conducting research and evaluating information programs;

Ø Planning and executing national information programs;

Ø Assisting other government agencies in the information and communication components
of their programs;

Ø Upgrading skills of government personnel involved in communications;

Ø Supporting the development and expansion of indigenous media and technology; and,

Ø Establishing and maintaining information centers in regions and provinces.