The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is a network of journalists, media workers and media associations spanning the Caribbean Basin.
It was established in Barbados in 2001 and is currently led by Antiguan journalist and broadcaster, Anika Kentish.
Its membership includes media professionals and their representative associations from countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the French and Dutch-speaking Caribbean.
It holds membership of the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), ACP Press Clubs Federation and the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) and is represented on the Latin American and Caribbean Forum for Media Development.
The ACM has also been responsible for the publication of biennial State of the Caribbean Media Reports, an Election Handbook for Caribbean Journalists, Our Children, Our Media - Reporting Guidelines on the Coverage of Children and a Handbook for Caribbean Journalists on Climate Change.
The Association has also convened numerous training programmes on a wide variety of subjects throughout the Caribbean and is the region’s premier organisation advocating for freedom of expression and press freedom.
Constitution: ACM CONSTITUTION2
Anika Kentish is an accomplished journalist/broadcaster from Antigua and Barbuda
Nazima Raghubir is a Guyanese television presenter/print and broadcast journalist and current president of the Guyana Press Association - the first woman to serve in this post in her country.
Kern Mason is a Grenadian journalist who also leads the Media Workers Association of Grenada
Jewel Forde is an experienced Barbadian broadcaster. She currently serves on the executive committee of the ACP Press Clubs Federation.
Jean-Phares Jerome is a Haitian journalist attached to Le Nouvelliste newspaper.
Denis Chabrol is an experienced Guyanese print and broadcast journalist who currently manages one of his country's leading online news publications.
Has been a print and broadcast journalist and media trainer for over 35 years. He has authored numerous papers on the media and journalism and is a well-known campaigner for press freedom in the Caribbean and internationally. He is the founding president of the ACM.