Media Challenge EXpo2019

MEDIA CHALLENGE EXPO NOVEMBER 1st-3rd 2019

The Media Challenge Expo is the 3rd stage of The Next Gen Journalist Project whose strategic vision is to build the next generation of journalists, storytellers and leaders equipped to create change in their communities through experiential peer-peer learning, transformational training and mentorship. This year we are putting focus on creating a platform for stakeholders to discuss reporting  climate change while equipping journalists with skills and tools to ethically and effectively report about climate change issues.

REPORTING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

DAY1: CONFERENCE 1ST NOVEMBER

Participate in riveting panel discussions with journalists, journalism students and media leaders on reporting about climate change  in Uganda and disaster risk reduction.

DAY 2: CAREER FAIR 2 NOVEMBER

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 3:MOBILE NEWSROOM 3 NOVEMBER

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

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS

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Dr. Albrecht Conze

German Ambassador to Uganda
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Musa Ecweru

State Minister For Relief & Disaster Preparedness
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Deborah L Malac

US Ambassador to Uganda
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Mathias Kamp

Country Director KAS Uganda &South Sudan
Professor Gorreti Nassanga

Prof. Gorreti Nassanga

Journalism & Communication, Makerere University

PANEL 1: THE REALITY OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN UGANDA

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Mildred Tuhaise-NBS TV

Moderator
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Bob Natifu

Senior Climate Change Officer,- Ministry of Water and Environment
Onesimus Muhwezi

Onesimus Muhwezi

Team Leader Energy and Environment, UNDP
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Hon. Musa Ecweru

State Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness
Constance-Okollet

Constance Okollet

Farmer and women’s representative, Tororo District

Panel 2: REFRAMING MEDIA COVERAGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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Ritah Kanya, News Anchor, NTV

Moderator
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Gerald Tenywa

Journalist, New Vision
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John Unzima

Freelance Journalist, New Vision
Patrick Luganda

Patrick Luganda

Founder, Network of Climate Journalists in the Greater Horn of Africa
Bob Nuwagira

Bob Nuwagira

Environment Communications and Education Specialist, National Environment Management Authority

World Café style: Break-out sessions

Panel 1:The Economics of Climate Change

Susan Nanduddu

Susan Nanduddu-E.D, African Center for Trade and Development

Moderator
Joshua Rukundo

Joshua Ruku ED, Kigezi Coffee Development Academy

Journalist, New Vision
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Denis Kidega-Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

Freelance Journalist, New Vision
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Bakiika Robert

Deputy Executive Director, Environment Management for Livelihood Improvement
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Suhail Mugabi

NTV Uganda, Go Green

Panel 2:Protecting Uganda’s Natural Wealth: Climate Change and Natural Resources

Sandra Kahumuza

Sandra Kahumuza- Journalist, NTV

Moderator
Frank Tumusiime

Frank Tumusiime,

Lawyer, Advocates for Natural Resources and Development
Patriciah Okullu

Patriciah Akullo

ACT Alliance Coordinator, Danish Church Aid
David Kureeba

David Kureeba

Programme Coordinator Forests and Biodiversity, National Association of Professional Environmentalists
Gerald Tenywa

Gerald Tenywa

Journalist New Vision
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Panel3:Climate Change and the Private Sector: Are companies saving or destroying the environment?

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John Ssemulema

Technical Advisor Climate Finance and Carbon Markets, GIZ Moderator
Onesimus Muhwezi

Onesimus Muhwezi

Team Leader Energy and Environment, UNDP
Ismail Ladu

Ismail Ladu

, Journalist, Daily Monitor
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Molly Muteteri

Advertising Assistant, Roofings Uganda
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Simon Kaheru

Public Affairs and Communications Officer, Coca Cola
Faith Aweko

Faith Aweko

Founder, Reform Africa

Panel4: Why all these storms, landslides and floods? Preventing Disasters in an Uncertain Climate

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Yvonne Njuna

Yvonne Njuna, Editor, New Vision-Moderator

Rose Nakabugo Bwenvu

Assistant Commissioner for Relief and Disaster Preparedness in Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister
Wambi Michael

Michael Wambi

Journalist, Uganda Radio Network
Nelson Munyanda

Nelson Munyanda

MTN Foundation Manager

Panel 5:Unequal Impacts: How does climate change uniquely affect vulnerable groups?

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Steven Mayombwe

Journalist, Record TV-Moderator
Annet Kandole

Annet Kandole

Annet Kandole, Technical Manager, Care International
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Eng. Ranya Sherif

Senior Environment Team Leader, UNHCR
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Bernard Mbereyinka

Kisoro Concern for Marginalised People
Leah Namugerwa

Leah Namugerwa

Leah Namugerwa, Climate Striker, #FridaysForFuture Uganda
Culton Scovia Nakamya

Culton Scovia Nakamya

Culton Scovia Nakamya, Journalist, NTV

Panel 6: Malaria, Air Pollution and More: The Effects of a Changing Climate on our Health

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Shaban Senyange, TV Host, EcoZone

Shaban Senyange, TV Host, EcoZone- Moderator
Esther Nakkazi

Esther Nakazzi

Esther Nakazzi, Head of Health Journalists Association of Uganda
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Winnie Akidi

Winnie Akidi, Founder WeTalkSeries
Raymond Ruyoka

Raymond Ruyoka

Raymond Ruyoka, Advocacy Officer, Reproductive Health Uganda
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Mary Ajwangs

Mary Ajwang, Public Health Consultant, Global Health Corps

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Founder, Conservation Through Public Health

DAY TWO: CAREER FAIR AND TRAININGS

SKILLS BUILDING SESSIONS

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1. Climate Change Reporting

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2. Safety and Security for Journalists

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3. Investigative Journalism

Raymond Mujuni, Investigative Journalist, NBS TV
Edwin Danze

4. Social Media

Danze Edwin, Head of Digital Marketing, NBS TV
Joseph Elunya

5. Countering #FakeNews

Joseph Elunya, Head of Reality Check Uganda
Yvette Kabagambe Muyingo

6.Public Speaking

Denis Akankunda Bwesigye, CEO, Public Speaking Uganda
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7. Data Journalism & Visualization

Daniel Odongo, Data Journalism Trainer, Code for Africa)
Alex Busingye

8. Public Relations

Alex Busingye, Head of Public Relations, Kampala International University
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9. Education Reporting

Conan Busingye, Education Editor, New Vision
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10. Photo journalism

Badru Katumba, Freelance Photojournalist, and Stella Nantongo, Programme Coordinator, Uganda Press Photo Association
Antonio Kisembo

11.Citizen Journalism &Multimedia Production

Antonio Kisembo Multimedia Specialist and Journalist
Carol Beyanga

12. Solutions Journalism

Carol Beyanga, Digital Content Managing Editor, Daily Monitor

DAY 3: THE GRAND-FINALE MOBILE NEWSROOM

Mobile Newsroom Contest

Day Three, selected teams of journalism students from each of the different universities come together to compete against each other in a live newsroom experience to produce a news bulletin sourced from the expo events and receive comments from judges. A team of multimedia journalists – photographers, writers, social media experts and radio/video experts will also work on an online multimedia story that will be published live during the Expo. Media companies witness the students’ video stories presented live on stage before a panel of judges and audience. Judges will also critique the multimedia stories, and points from this exercise will be added onto the schools’ total scores.

Mobile Newsroom Judges

Patricia Osman-Capital FM
Patricia Osman-Capital FM
Frank walusimbi-NTV
Frank walusimbi-NTV
Badru Katumba-Photojournalist
Badru Katumba-Photojournalist
Nalongo Rosemary Bukirwa
Nalongo Rosemary Bukirwa
Josephy Beyanga-KFM
Josephy Beyanga-KFM
Rosemary Bukirwa Nalango-UBC
Rosemary Bukirwa Nalango-UBC
Catherine Ageno-KFM
Catherine Ageno-KFM
Mildred Tuhaise-NBS
Mildred Tuhaise-NBS
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Joyce Bagala-NBS TV
Joyce Bagala-NBS TV
Carol Beyanga-Daily Monitor
Carol Beyanga-Daily Monitor
Linda Kibombo-NTV
Linda Kibombo-NTV
Shaban Ssenyange-Urban TV
Shaban Ssenyange-Urban TV
Racheal K
Racheal K
UNIVERSITIES
OVER 1000 PARTICIPANTS
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