Media Challenge Expo

Media Challenge Expo

THE MEDIA CHALLENGE EXPO 2017

AT MACKINNON SUITES-KAMPALA

DAY ONE: 24th November 2017

CONFERENCE: The Reality, the Talents and Players of Journalism in Uganda

Participate in riveting panel discussions with journalists, journalism students and media leaders to challenge the status quo of how journalism is done in Uganda and generate solutions to challenges.

DAY TWO:25th November 2017

CAREER FAIR:

A disruptive career fair approach where students walk in for interviews, live auditions and networking with our network of media house employers and learn innovative journalism skills in a series of interactive skills building workshops. 

DAY THREE: 26th November

GRANDE FINALE MOBILE NEWSROOM:

In a race against time journalism students from each university compete against each other in a live newsroom experience to produce a news bulletin sourced from the expo events and receive feedback from judges in real time.  

 

MEDIA CHALLENGE EXPO SPEAKERS

Moderator: Solomon Sserwanja

NBS News Anchor

Panel Session: Journalism in Uganda in the 21st century

Carol Beyanga
Managing Editor, Daily Monitor
Joseph Kigozi
Chief of Strategy NBS TV

Andrew Mwenda
CEO - The Independent Magazine
Dr. Patricia Litho
Communications & PR Specialist-REA

Moderator: Josephine Karungi

NTV News Anchor

Panel Session: 21st Market Ready Students: Innovations to improve journalism education in Uganda

Dr. William Tayeebwa
HOD Journalism & Communication Makerere University
Jane Kasumba
Head Of TV- Uganda Broadcasting Coorporation

Moses Watasa
Commissioner Min. Of Information & National Guidance
Leah Kahunde
Radio one News Anchor

Moderator: Rosebell Kagumire

Panel Session: Creating an Empowering Media Space for Women

Margeret Sentamu
ED-Uganda Media Women’s Association
Martin Ninsiima
, Communications Specialist UN Women

Raymond Mujuni
News Reporter NBS TV
Racheal Mugarura
Africa Centre for Media Excellence

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