The AMWIK Board


AMWIK 2017-2019 BOARD MEMBERS

Dr. Dorothy Njoroge (Chairperson)

Dr. Njoroge is an assistant Professor of Journalism at the United States International University USIU-Africa. She holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA.

The new chairperson has extensive experience teaching in the Corporate Communication and Journalism fields in several universities including USIU- Africa, Culver-Stockon College in the U.S., St. Augustine’s University in Tanzania, and Daystar University in Kenya. Dorothy has also worked as a communications and development coordinator in the NGO industry.


Christine Nguku (Vice Chairperson)

Christine Nguku is a Communications lecturer at the Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) and the East and Central Africa coach for the World Association of Newspapers and Publishers (WAN-IFRA’s) Women in News (WIN) program. She holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Contemporary Warfare and Peace Studies from University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Communication in Development from Daystar University. Ms. Nguku is a trained journalist and an experienced media trainer. She is also a former radio station owner and a renowned broadcast journalist at KTN.


Pamela Wanambisi (Treasurer)

Pamela Wanambisi is a journalist and former sub-editor at the Daily Nation. She is currently working at The Star Newspaper. Ms. Wanambisi holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Communication and Psychology from University of Nairobi. With over 19 years experience in the media industry, Ms. Wanambisi is an experienced sub-editor in sports and features and has worked in the People Daily and Kenya Times Limited.


 Anna Nduto (Board Member)

Ms. Nduto is the founder and CEO of Clarity Publications, a communications, media and publishing company that is based in Nairobi, Kenya. She has over 20 years’ experience in the communication, media and publishing industry. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from Daystar University and a Business Management and Marketing Certification from Strathmore University. She has worked and consulted for many organisations such as; Save the Children Sweden, African Network for the Protection and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN), Childline Kenya, OXFAM, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (VSF) Belgium, Action Aid,Terre des Hommes Netherlands among others.


Faith Oneya (Board Member)

Faith Oneya is an online journalist with Nation Media Group since 2013.  She is currently a web producer,  editor and writer content for the Daily Nation features section. She holds a Master’s degree in Communication and a Bachelor of Education (Arts), Literature major both from University of Nairobi. Faith Oneya is among the 2015 graduates of the World Association of Newspapers and Publishers (WAN-IFRA’s) Women in News (WIN) program in Kenya. Faith scored top marks amongst all African candidates.


 

 Lilian Museka(Board Member)

 Lilian Museka is currently a Social Media consultant  at Favoured Links Management Solutions. She is a seasoned journalist, having worked with the Standard Newspaper and Talk Africa Magazine. She has been a media/communications consultant for several organizations among them Zetu Media Services, Action Africa Help International (AAHI) – South Sudan, (Emergency Food Crisis Response Project- EFCRP)and Ministry of Livestock Development Eldoret West.

 


Maureen Mudi(Board Member)

Maureen is currently the Chief Correspondent at Radio Africa Group- The Star newspaper, Coast region, a position she has held since 2009. With over 15 years in the media industry, Maureen has worked in The Standard Newspaper as a Correspondent for Mombasa bureau. She has also been a reporter at Baraka FM. She holds a Bachelor of Development Studies from Mt. Kenya University.  Ms. Mudi also sits in the Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) board.