Irene Z. Fon is an Independent Journalist/Filmmaker/Writer, passionate about telling stories out of her community that resonate with a global audience. She produces media packages for news outlets and media businesses in different formats including audio, video, articles and photos. She is an alumna of The Media Project`s Documentary Filmmaking Workshop, a fellowship programme which was followed by her production of three short documentaries. Irene is producing feature Radio and TV packages for local and international media, and can serve as Fixer for global news outlets seeking or pursuing stories from Cameroon. She is also interested in long form journalism especially non-fiction books. Her Audio has aired on France 24, her videos broadcast on ZoominTV, and her articles and photos published in the Global Press Journal. Her extended work experience of over ten years has enabled her to cover a variety of topics, from women`s issues and health to business and politics. She was the selected Nominee from Cameroon, for the 2012 U.S Presidential Debates & Battleground State Campaigns Reporting Tour.
Making Eco-friendly Coal - is a video on how eco-friendly charcoal is made out of household waste.
Here`s a link to a video shot for zoominTV, about the practice of breast ironing in Cameroon.
Your trash can save your wallet and the planet- is a video on young entrepreneurs in Cameroon who buy waste to transform into charcoal, to reduce deforestation of Mangrove in their community.
Here is a link to some published articles and photos, on the Global Press Journal.