2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Chido Onumah

Abuja, Nigeria
Chido Onumah (www.chidoonumah.com), Canada, has worked for over two decades as a journalist, rights activist and media trainer in Nigeria, Ghana, Canada, India, the USA, and the Caribbean. He has been involved for more than a decade in media training for professional journalists as well as promoting media and information literacy in Africa. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Communication and Journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and coordinator of the African Centre for Media & Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), Abuja, Nigeria. From 2002 to 2004, Onumah worked as Director of Africa programmes, Panos Institute, Washington DC, U.S.A., helping journalists in West Africa, as well as the Caribbean, report in depth on issues that are frequently underreported or misreported such as HIV/AIDS, environmental degradation, and ethnic and religious conflicts.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, September 20

14:00 PDT