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Media & Communication
Meloney McVeigh is the Business and Communication Manager of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland. She joined CJI in April 2006 as Media and Communications Officer where she has responsibility for both internal and external communications.
She also has responsibility for providing professional advice and guidance to all staff on communication matters and maintaining the consistency and standard of all CJI's corporate communications in line with the objectives and ethos of the organisation.
Her position at CJI means she is responsible for handling and co-ordinating media enquiries on all aspects of CJI’s work and publicising, in partnership with other interested parties, the findings of all Inspections carried out by Criminal Justice Inspection. Meloney is also editor of The Spec, the quarterly newsletter of Criminal Justice Inspection.
In addition, she has overall responsibility for corporate events and communication with external stakeholders.
Prior to joining CJI, Meloney spent three and a half years as a Press Officer within the PSNI Department of Media and Public Relations in Belfast. Her professional background is in Journalism. She studied for a BA in Journalism Studies at Napier University, Edinburgh and after graduating in 1997, joined a weekly newspaper in South Down - a post she held for five years. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.