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Our top journalists in Harare are Godwin Mangudya and Kudzayi Zvinavashe.

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Journalists in Harare



Godwin Mangudya

Harare, Zimbabwe
Godwin Mangudya is a multimedia journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe.  I have over the last 13 years stringed for the VOA Zimbabwe Service (Studio7). I have previously worked for the Zimbabwe Inter Africa News Agency, The Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe as a senior reporter prior to its closure Read moreby the government of Zimbabwe in 2003.  I have strung for a number of news organisation such as Zimonline and the La Times.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+5

Kudzayi Zvinavashe

Harare, Zimbabwe
Kudzayi Zvinavashe is a journalist/ photojournalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has contributed content to various local and international publications. His bylines can be found at ****** ****** ****** ****** among many other platforms.
Languages
English Shona Zulu
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+4

Keith Baptist

Harare, Zimbabwe
Keith Baptist is a freelance broadcast producer/ journalist. Local freelance producer for the BBC's In business Africa show. Specializing in short form documentary and business news. He has had the privilege of working and producing for media houses such as BBC, CNBC AFRICA, AFP and FORBES AFRICA.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+2
Skills
Technology Fact Checking

Michael Kariati

Harare, Zimbabwe
Michael Kariati is one of the most reknowned sports writers in the Zimbabwe media circles. His sports writing and broadcasting career spans over 29 years, having started off as a sports writer for the Sunday Gazette in 1993.

He has worked as Sports Editor for the popular Zimbabwean weekly Read morenewspaper, The Standard, for which he still writes a widely read column, Inside Sport, 19 years after he left the Sunday paper.

Apart from the column, he also makes other regular contributions to the paper’s sports pages.

He also served as Group Sports Editor for the now defunct Sunday and Daily Mirror newspapers and also worked as a Sports Writer for Parade Magazine, and the Daily Gazette.

Kariati who is 51 years old was also the Zimbabwean correspondent for the influential London based African Soccer Magazine before it stopped circulation. He also used to write for the Zimbabwean newspaper, as well as The Harare News, a monthly newspaper.

Since 2002 and up to now, Kariati has been working as a Stringer for Voice of America’s Studio Seven, an Africa radio service devoted to Zimbabwe--specializing more in sport and at times in entertainment news.

He was crowned the Zimbabwean Boxing Writer of the Year in 1994 and 1998 for his outstanding coverage of the sport and in 2001 won the Zimbabwe Cabs/Old Mutual Golf Writer of the Year Award.

As Sports Editor of various newspapers at certain points, some of the top sportswriters who have passed through Kariati’s hands are Edison Chikamhi now with the daily Herald, Tawanda Tafirenyika with the Newsday, Langton Nyakwenda with the Sunday Mail, and Farirayi Kahwemba who writes for the South African football website Kick Off.

Kariati covers all sporting disciplines from cricket to tennis via football, boxing, bodybuilding, gymnastics, motor racing, athletics, swimming and others.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Sports Fact Checking

Tobias Mudzingwa

Harare, Zimbabwe
Tobias Mudzingwa is an award-winning journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe, renowned for his insightful coverage of social issues, particularly how legal decisions affect reproductive health and child rights. With a career spanning over seven years in broadcast journalism, Mudzingwa has made Read moresignificant strides in the media industry, starting as a reporter and ascending to the position of Programmes Manager for Capitalk 100.4 FM, a prominent Zimbabwe Newspapers radio station. His reporting not only illuminates the intricacies of policy changes, such as the increase in the legal age of consent, but also fosters public discourse by engaging with a diverse array of stakeholders, including human rights lawyers and religious leaders.

Throughout his career, Mudzingwa has earned several national awards, recognizing his exceptional work in various domains such as the Arts, Entertainment, Politics, and Road Safety. His achievements are a testament to his dedication and skill in bringing important stories to the forefront of national conversation. Despite not specializing in photography and videography, he has also produced commendable work with the camera, continuing to expand his repertoire in multimedia journalism.

Mudzingwa's youthful vigor and innovative ideas have significantly contributed to making radio an engaging and enjoyable medium for his audience. His commitment to journalism and his ability to present complex societal issues in an accessible manner have established him as a respected voice in Zimbabwe's media landscape, influencing public opinion and policy alike.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+5

Mlondolozi Ndlovu

Harare, Zimbabwe
Mlondolozi Ndlovu is a broadcaster, journalist and media trainer based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He contributes to the Voice of America - Zimbabwe Service. He has published for a number of online and hard copy newspapers in Zimbabwe including Newsday, Herald, Southern eye, Nehanda Radio, Radio VOP among Read moreothers. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Studies and a Masters Degree in Media Studies. He is a researcher, a radio, television broadcaster and an online content producer. He is also a community media activist.
Languages
Zulu
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Politics Fact Checking

Passmore Ndlovu

Harare, Zimbabwe
Passmore Ndlovu is a multimedia journalist and communications expert based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has reported on rural development, health, arts and culture, human rights, elections, climate issues, politics etc. He has also worked for print, radio and online media as both full time and freelance Read morejournalist.
Languages
English Shona Tsonga
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories
+5

Lucy Selemani Yasini

Harare, Zimbabwe
Lucy Selemani Yasini is a multi-lingual journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe with more than 30years in the broadcasting industry having started with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation ( ZBC ) since 1991. Has worked as Correspondent for  SABC Channel Africa among other Media Organisations. Read moreCurrently, she is a Correspondent for the Voice of America, Zimbabwe Service.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Columbus Mavhunga

Harare, Zimbabwe
Columbus Mavhunga is a multi-media journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. I can do radio, TVKPG or even text.  Effectiveness and efficiency are synonymous with me.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+16
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Rutendo Mawere

Harare, Zimbabwe
Rutendo Mawere is a multimedia journalists and a communications and advocacy specialist.
Languages
English Shona
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+15
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+8

Ropafadzo Mapimhidze

Harare, Zimbabwe
Ropafadzo Mapimhidze is a journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Kudzanai Gerede

Harare, Zimbabwe
Kudzanai Gerede is a journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe with interest in political, business and financial analysis, community reporting as well as climate change solution based reporting. I have 10 years experience in journalism and won several journalistic awards including best coal and gas Read morereporter of the year, best agricultural finance award of the year among others. I am a Thomson Reuters Alumni Wealth of Nations investigative journalism program. I have previously work and written for local and international publications which includes Zenger News and also commented on African issues on Radio France Internationale among others.
Languages
English Ndebele
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+9
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+11

Jeffrey Moyo

Harare, Zimbabwe
Jeffrey Moyo is a Harare-based journalist renowned for his in-depth coverage of socio-economic and political issues in Zimbabwe and across Africa. His work is characterized by a deep commitment to highlighting the struggles and resilience of individuals amid economic hardship, political repression, Read moreand social challenges. Moyo's reporting spans a diverse array of topics, including the innovative use of cattle as currency during hyperinflation, the environmental devastation caused by illegal gold mining and deforestation, and the complex realities faced by the Zimbabwean diaspora, such as racial discrimination and the obligation of 'black tax'.

Moyo's articles often feature personal narratives that bring to life the broader social issues, such as the plight of the elderly accused of witchcraft, the challenges of rural transportation, and the political imprisonment of opposition figures. His work has also delved into the experiences of the deaf community in their fight for inclusion, the economic conditions leading to a housing crisis, and the adaptation strategies of farmers to climate change. Through his reporting, Moyo has consistently shed light on the importance of sustainable practices and the critical need for environmental conservation.

With his articles published in various international outlets, Moyo has demonstrated a steadfast dedication to reporting African stories with both nuance and empathy. His focus on the upcoming elections in Zimbabwe, for instance, underscores the pervasive fear of political violence among citizens, while his pieces on healthcare challenges and the struggles of nurses seeking better opportunities abroad reflect the complex interplay of local and global dynamics. Jeffrey Moyo's journalism not only informs but also connects audiences around the world to the lived realities of people in Zimbabwe and beyond.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+6

Pauline Chateuka

Harare, Zimbabwe
Pauline Chateuka is a journalist based in Harare,  with 4 years of experience focusing on Communication, advocacy, project designing and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for grassroots-inspired communication and information project interventions addressing human rights, including rights for women, Read morechildren and youth; democracy and governance, environmental, natural resources conservation and climate change awareness thematic areas. I am particularly an expert in designing Communication strategies, and results-based M&E frameworks that enable an objective assessment of community-based interventions, ensuring quality results are prioritised towards the attainment of key project goals. My experience is driven by the desire to promote positive socio-economic change and enhancement of knowledge levels for marginalised communities using innovative M&E methodology and strategies.
Languages
English Shona
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Entertainment & Celebrity
+6

Fungai Greatman Masona

Harare, Zimbabwe
Fungai Greatman Masona is a communications specialist, a multimedia journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. [ Photography | Videography | Graphic Designing | Content Creation | Proofreading | Brand Strategist | Social Media Management]
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+8
Skills
Business Current Affairs Film & Theatre
+12

Nyaradzo Mashayamombe

Harare, Zimbabwe
Nyari Mashayamombe is a globally recognized, multiple award-winning Women’s Human Rights Advocate, Media Entrepreneur, Storyteller, and Content Creator. As the Founder and CEO of Identities
Media, a Storytelling Initiative, and Tag a Life International (TaLI), a Girls and Young Women’s Rights Read moreOrganization, she champions their empowerment and amplifies their voices. She has produced and hosted TV shows, Films, Docu-Series among others. 
• TV Show, Film and Documentary-Series directing and producing
• Gender, diversity and inclusion expert
• Experienced in producing in multi-culture communities
• Research and Development expert
• Experienced in hosting high level international dialogues
• Holder of MS Development Studies
• Holder of Bachelor of Laws Degree
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+12

Gift Msipa

Harare, Zimbabwe
Gift Msipa is a journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe.


BRIEF RESUME

Gift  Msipa
Sex  Male
Nationality  Zimbabwe
Home Language   Venda
Other Languages: English,Shona,Ndebele,Sotho,Shangaan,Zulu/Xhosa.
EDUCATION 
GCE Olevels  Bulawayo Adventist Secondary School
GCE Alevels    Founders Read moreHigh School
PROFESSIONALS
-International Relations
-Certificate in communications and Journalism[Ccosa]
-Dilpoma in  communications and Journalism[Ccosa]
-Studied Law with the University of South Africa.
-Certificate: ethics in radio journalism[France]
-Certificates of participation :Parliamentary reporting, Technics in television presentation.
-Modern media applications[South Africa]
EXPERIENCE:
Producer/presenter radio 2
Executive Producer National fm[ina charge of the language cluster Venda,Sotho,Shangaan,Xhosa.]
Co-presehter :Ezomgido[musical television show]
Taught professional journalism [Ranche House college]
AWARDS:
Winner of 3 national journalistic and media awards.
HOBBIES:
Writing
Listerning to the radio
Watching television
Reading and writing
Travelling.
Languages
English
Services
News Gathering Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking

Tinashe Ziswa

Harare, Zimbabwe
Tinashe Ziswa is an award winning documentary filmmaker and  journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

His first film production was a short film titled Dream in 2012 in which he directed and wrote and since then has created content for festivals, cooperates, ZBC, DSTV and NGOs news agencies such as Read moreEuronews and Al jazeera . He has a Certificate in screenwriting from Relativity Workshops in Los Angeles, USA. He is passionate about African stories especially Zimbabwean stories and through Tall Grass Media aims to tell the African perspective while also working with other filmmakers to share knowledge and resources.

His latest work focuses documentaries revolving around climate change and food security in remote locations which struggle with resources.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+5
Skills
Business Finance Technology
+14

Onai Mushava

Harare, Zimbabwe
Onai Mushava is a journalist and creative writer based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He was awarded the National Arts Merit Award (NAMA) for Outstanding Fiction Book and nominated as Outstanding Print Journalist in 2018 and for the inaugural Outstanding Poetry Book prize in 2020. Senior writer for This Is Read moreAfrica, Mushava was literary columnist and features writer for The Herald, Zimbabwe’s biggest daily, from 2013-2017. His essays and articles have also appeared in Unicorn Riot, Brittle Paper, The Standard, NewsDay, Africa No Filter and Southern Times.
Languages
English Shona
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+11

Frank Chikowore

Harare, Zimbabwe
Frank Chikowore is an award-winning multi-media journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe covering stories for radio, television, newspapers, magazines and online. Hard news, politics, business, sports, entertainment, etc
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Politics Fact Checking

Taboka Ncube

Harare, Zimbabwe
Taboka Ncube is a results-driven and motivated communications specialist with over ten years of experience in broadcast and digital journalism. He is a self-starter and team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and detail-oriented with excellent editing skills.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Current Affairs Health & Fitness Social
+1

Tinashe Njagu

Harare, Zimbabwe
My name is Tinashe Njagu and I am a licensed drone pilot based in Harare, Zimbabwe. I have been working in the media industry for 14 years as a photographer and videographer, and I have used my skills and creativity to capture stunning aerial shots of various landscapes, events, 360 virtual tours Read moreand more. I have worked with NGOs, banks, hotels, international companies, and other clients who have trusted me to deliver high-quality videos, photos and professional drone services. I am one of the best in the industry, and I always strive to exceed expectations and meet deadlines. Whether you need drone footage for a documentary, a commercial, or any other purpose, I am the person you can rely on.

If you want to see some of my previous work, you can check out my portfolio on my website https://tnashcreativestudio.wixsite.com/tnash
Languages
English Shona
Services
Documentaries Corporate Content Photography
+4
Skills
Business Finance Technology
+7

Charmaine Chitate

Harare, Zimbabwe
I am a Communication & Media Specialist, continuously working on evolving into a resource influenced by creative elements. I have over fifteen years of experience working in varied capacities with advertising agencies, television production houses and for one of Africa’s largest multidisciplinary Read morearts festival (CNN, 2014).  I bring experiences gained from my past lives into humanitarian and development aid to serve one purpose: amplifying the stories of those I meet, visually and through written narratives.
Languages
English Shona
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries Photography
+3
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+12

Kudzai Chimhangwa

Harare, Zimbabwe
Kudzai Chimhangwa is an independent journalist. I regularly travel to Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Malawi and South Africa in pursuit of news assignments. I have worked as a staff reporter in Namibia and Zimbabwe for independent publications and been freelancing thereafter for 7 years. Read moreAdditionally, i have done investigative reporting for the United States based Centre for Investigative Reporting. In 2016, i worked as a fixer for a Danish TV news crew, traversing the length and breadth of South Africa and Zimbabwe.

For that in depth multi media news and analysis of events and their implications within the wider construct of regional grouping Southern African Development Community (SADC), Kudzai is the journalist to contact.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+9
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+10

Nyasha Chingono

Harare, Zimbabwe
Nyasha Chingono is a journalist based in Harare. He is a regular contributor for The Guardian and CNN Digital covering Southern Africa. Bylines also in the Zimbabwe Independent, Financial Gazette and Daily News.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Feature Stories Investigative Journalism Fixing
+2
Skills
Investigative Reporting Breaking News Climate Change
+1
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