Francine Black Richards


Senior Manager, Public Relations & Corporate Communication

Mrs. Francine Black Richards currently serves the Agency as the Senior Manager of Public Relations & Corporate Communications, a post she has held since May 2015.

Before she was appointed to this post, she served as Head of the Public Relations and Corporate Communications Branch for three months in 2010 and for the year, 2014.

Mrs. Black Richards started working with the Forestry Department in May 2010 as Public Relations and Communications Officer.

Before coming to the Agency, Mrs. Black Richards worked at the Gleaner Company as a News Reporter from 2003-2008 and as the Online Content Coordinator from 2008-2010.

She is a graduate of the Northern Caribbean University where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a Minor in Business Administration. She is currently completing her Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing at the University of Technology.

Mrs. Black Richards is a member of the Press Association of Jamaica.