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Piero Cingari

Milan, Italy
Piero Cingari is an accomplished financial writer and analyst with a rich background in covering financial and economic themes. He holds master's in economics from the University of Bologna. He began as a bond/FX strategist at AcomeA SGR, later covering currencies and commodities at Capital.com. Read moreHis expertise spans finance, macroeconomics, geopolitics, and global markets, with contributions to Benzinga, Flowbank, Business Insider, Euronews, AI Monitor
Languages
English
Services
News Gathering Content Writing Research
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+1

Tadegnon Kokou Noel

Lome, Togo
I m a freelance video journalist based in Togo for over 20 years. I collaborate with several TV channels and news agencies around the world ... Reuters news agency, Canal + International, Deutsche Welle (German radio and television), Africanews, as well as other media.
I visited 48 African Read morecountries and covered several events in Africa and elsewhere in the world.
Languages
Ewe English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+19
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+25

Indrabati Lahiri

London, United Kingdom
I am a finance journalist and editor, with almost 4 years' experience across full-time and freelance roles, based in London, United Kingdom. I've written about equitiies, commodities, finance, investing and emerging markets extensively. 

Currently, I'm a business reporter at Euronews. I've Read morepreviously worked at Capital.com and IBM. I also have a website, Wealthier Moksha (www.wealthiermoksha.com), which focuses on commodities, macroeconomics and emerging markets.
Languages
Bengali English French
+1
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+4
Skills
Business Finance Current Affairs
+7

William Mapote

Maputo, Mozambique
William Mapote is a journalist based in Maputo, Mozambique. Have more than 20 year experience in Journalism, with focus on Politics, Economics and Finance, for radio, TV and Print.
Worked as a local stringer to Reuters, Bloomberg and Africa Media Group (Kenia). Locally, worked at Mediacoop, SOICO Read moreGroup.
Since 2011 till now, is a correspondent of VOA Portuguese service based in Maputo.
Languages
English Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Fact Checking

Nokukhanya Musi - Aimienoho

Manzini, Swaziland
Nokukhanya Musi - Aimienoho is a journalist based in Manzini, Swaziland.
She began her journalism career in 2003 in the kingdom of Eswatini.
Rising from journalist to former Entertainment Editor with both the local dailies (The Times of Swaziland and Swazi Observer), she possesses adequate on-the-Read moreground experience and a journalism career spanning close to 20 years.
As a freelance journalist, she has written for a few publications such as Music in Africa, the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector as well as On Time Business Network, Swaziland News, Independent News and AgriBusiness Eswatini.
She has undergone series of training through courses offered by Thomson Foundation / Reuters and through the African Women in Media (AWIM)/ UNEP Media Journalism Fellowship.
Training undergone are on the following:
•	‘International Reporting: The Essential Toolkit’ - Thomson Foundation / Reuters
•	'Reporting on the gendered perspectives of Environmental issues in Africa'- African Women in Media (AWiM)/UNEP Africa Environment Journalism Programme
•	'Solutions Journalism approaches to Environmental Reporting' - African Women in Media (AWiM)/UNEP Africa Environment Journalism Programme
•	African Stories: A Guide For Journalists On How To Tell Better Stories About Africa - Bird Story Agency (AfricaNoFilter)
She is also a Bird Story Agency contributor and recently re-joined Eswatini Farming as a contributor.
Languages
English Swati
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+17

André Ndambi

Kinshasa, Congo The Democratic Republic
André Ndambi est un Entrepreneur | Journaliste | Correspondant @voaafrique ! Producteur | DG @fusion_universal_media.

Mon profil de journaliste d'investigation incarne la quintessence de l'engagement journalistique, alliant expertise, éthique et détermination au service d'une cause noble et Read moreintemporelle : éclairer les ténèbres, inspirer le changement et préserver les fondements d'une société juste et éclairée.
Languages
English French Lingala
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+8
Skills
Business Politics Technology
+7

Senanu Tord

Accra, Ghana
Senanu Tord is a video journalist and a documentary filmmaker who reports on a wide range of issues across Africa. He is originally from Ghana and reports in English but speaks and understands basic French. He has worked in many English-speaking African countries and some francophone countries Read moreincluding Ivory Coast, Burundi, Togo, Benin, and Burkina Faso. He develops stories, writes, films, edits, and voices for his projects when needed. He works with Voice of America as a Stringer/Video Journalist and also produces travel features with BBC Travel as a freelance film producer. He also speaks Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Pidgin English.
Languages
Akan Ewe
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Business Current Affairs Technology
+13

Shingirai Madondo

Gaborone, Botswana
Shingirai Madondo is a journalist based in Francistown, Botswana. I am generally an all rounder. I do report on all beats be it politics, business, finance, economics, climate issues. I am currently working with Xinhua News Agency as well as Voice of America (Zimbabwe Service). But before joining Read moreXinhua and VOA, I worked with The Voice, Yarona FM, Patriot on Sunday, Weekend Post and The Echo.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
+3
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+8
Skills
War Reporter Training Fact Checking

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

Victor Atsu Tamakloe

Accra, Ghana
Victor Atsu Tamakloe is a journalist based in Accra, Ghana.
He has worked for many media houses across the Ghanaian media landscape. 
First for Focus One Media Group, then Skyy Media Group, and now the Asaase Broadcasting Company.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+13
Skills
Sports Fact Checking

Nama Dit Ousmane Diarra

Dakar, Senegal
Nama dit Ousmane DIARRA is a journalist based in Dakar, Senegal. I'm versatile. I have been working in this information profession since 2009 after my training in Dakar, Senegal. I worked in several information structures and in other countries in Africa. Through this job, I meet a lot of senior Read moreexecutives and personalities recognized throughout the world.
Languages
Bambara French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+22

Siobhan O'Neill

Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Siobhan O'Neill is a journalist based in Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom.
With a career in journalism stretching more than twelve years, Siobhan has extensive experience writing for national, consumer, specialist, trade, B2B and B2C media. She also has wide-ranging experience in copywriting, Read morePR, digital and social media writing.
Siobhan has spent the last five and a half years as Communications Manager for an international charitable organisation, working with the world's leading hotel groups on environmental sustainability and social responsibility. She has a clear understanding of issues including carbon fooprints and mitigating tech, water scarcity, human trafficking and youth employment as they pertain to the hospitality industry.
Siobhan has written a wide variety of features, interviews, factual, case study-led, op-eds, listicles, product round-ups, insights, news, personal, real life, blog posts and columns over the years on a range of subjects. 
You can read testimonials and learn more about her client list from her website. www.siobhan-oneill.co.uk.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+3
Skills
Business Current Affairs Science & Environment
+8

Samuel Okocha

Lagos, Nigeria
Samuel Okocha is a journalist based in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. He has extensive experience as a broadcaster, news editor, and freelance multimedia journalist.

As a multimedia journalist, he has produced content for international broadcast media outlets such as Voice of America, NPR, Read moreEuronews and Radio France International. In addition to producing original content for radio and television, he has also appeared live, providing insights on breaking news and current events from Nigeria, on various news media, including CBC News Network, CBS News radio, BBC Ulster, TRT, Alhurra TV and VOA. As well as working with broadcast media, he as deep and broad experience in writing about Nigeria and several African countries for specialist publications. A Bloomberg certified journalist, he currently edits commodity news at a Pan African investment research agency.

He is also a documentary and street photographer and author of the photobook From Nobody to Somebody: A Journalist’s Lagos Diary, which is listed on Amazon.

FURTHER NOTES:
             1. Experience with video rushes and fully produced packages for television 
             2. Experience with tape syncing and complete sound reporting for radio
             3. Generally available during weekends and the holiday season
             4. Generally available for live phoner for radio and television 
             5. Specialties: Clarity, conciseness and absolute attention to facts, details and deadlines.
Languages
English Igbo Yoruba
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Current Affairs Media Training Investigative Reporting
+5

Yu Jiang

Uppsala, Sweden
Jiang Yu is a journalist based in Uppsala, Sweden.
Languages
English Japanese Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Sports
+5

Óscar Orte Medeiros

São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe
Óscar Orté de Almeida Medeiros was born in São Tomé and Príncipe on December 10, 1968. He has Portuguese and Santomean nationality, is married and currently lives on the island of São Tomé. Education: Journalism (Bachelor). Schooling: 12th Grade. A journalist with over 34 years of experience, he Read morebegan his career in 1989 at the Santomean Television (TVS). He joined the Radio and Television of Portugal – African Delegation (RTP) in 1997. Since 1999 he has been a correspondent for Portuguese Broadcasting Radio (RDP). From 2005, he is correspondent for Voice Of America (VOA).
Languages
Spanish French Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Fact Checking

Gaël Mpoyo

Winnipeg, Canada
Gaël Mpoyo est un journaliste basé à Bukavu, République Démocratique  Congo. 13 ans d'expérience dans le journalisme de terrain, Vice-président de l'Union nationale de la presse du Congo section  du Sud-Kivu, fondateur du média en ligne libregrandlac.com, correspondant Est RDC de la chaîne Read morepanafricaine Africanews, Journaliste d'investigation de  The Museba project, Spécialiste des questions   de la région des Grands Lacs Africains.
Avant avec RTGA, Vision SHALA TV et FM,
Languages
English French Kongo
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+19
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+21

Muheet Ul Islam

Srinagar, India
Muheet Ul Islam is a journalist and filmmaker who reports from the Indian-administered Kashmir.  His expertise lies in narrative journalism, honed at the Central University of Kashmir.

Muheet's work transcends borders, gaining recognition from a vast network of international media outlets.  Read moreThese include established names like TRT World, Voice of America, The New Arab, Newsweek Middle East and The Diplomat reflecting his dedication to sharing the stories of Kashmir with a global audience.
Languages
English Hindi Urdu
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+14
Skills
Climate Change Fact Checking

Philip Willan

Roma, Italy
Philip Willan is a freelance journalist and author who has worked in Italy for more than 30 years. He has specialised in cold war intrigues and parapolitics. As well as reporting for electronic media, Philip writes for the Times of London and, on information technology, for IDG News Service.
Languages
English French Italian
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+6
Skills
Fact Checking

Kris Cheng

London, United Kingdom
Kris Cheng is a journalist based in London, United Kingdom, freelancing for Voice of America. I previously covered politics, Greater China and diplomacy from Hong Kong, mostly with the Hong Kong Free Press.

See my Muck Rack profile: https://muckrack.com/kris-cheng-1
Languages
English Japanese Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+13
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Media Training
+6

Graham Keeley

Madrid, Spain
As Spain Correspondent for The Times of London for 11 years, I covered the country's economic crisis, the  the corruption scandal which has rocked the monarchy and the rise Podemos and Vox, two parties on opposite sides of this polarized country.  Now I freelance for The Independent, the i paper, Read moreReuters, The Telegraph and Voice of America among others. 
I am available for reports on any breaking stories in Spain and Portugal.
My recent work includes a report for @VOANews on curbs on press freedom in Cuba after the most serious unrest in decades when journalists were arrested without charge simply for doing their job. https://www.voanews.com/press-freedom/cuba-detains-questions-dozens-journalists-over-protest-coverage
Languages
Spanish
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+5
Skills
Social Fact Checking

Kristina Jovanovski

Berlin, Germany
Kristina is a Canadian journalist based in Berlin with more than 15 years of experience, reporting across all platforms, as well as producing in television newsrooms. She has done a mix of video, radio and written reports, including for Euronews, NBC News, The Times of London, BBC, and DW among Read moreothers.

She films and edits her own packages using a Sony A73 and Adobe Premiere Pro.

She has done lives for Euronews, BBC (radio and television), Sky News, France 24, Al Jazeera, MSNBC, Monocle Radio and CBC television.

Previous to Germany, she was based in Turkey, which she still often covers, and before that, she reported on the war in Ukraine from 2014 to 2016 from both sides of the frontline.

Prior to Ukraine, she was based in Hungary. 

Kristina has extensive experience in enterprise reporting in challenging environments, from facing sniper fire to a massive natural disaster. A feature story she did on the 2023 earthquake in Turkey led the entire NBC News website, several packages she filmed, edited and reported for Euronews were picked up by EBU, and a digital video she pitched and filmed for Al Jazeera received a million views online.

She also worked as a news producer for Sky in London and as a news producer and writer for CBC and CTV in Toronto.

She has done hostile environment training, with the help of a Rory Peck Trust bursary.

She received a MA in journalism from Western University and Honours BA with distinction from the University of Toronto, specialising in political science.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+22

Sheila Ponnie

Juba, South Sudan
Sheila Ponnie Juba based journalist, born in South Sudan, graduate of Nkumba University in Entebbe. Began her journalism career as a news and programming intern/reporter with Radio Miraya, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS). She also hosted a nightly news and culture radio program Read moreon Radio One 89Today, she works as a freelance correspondent for (VOA) the Voice of America Network and (VOA) South Sudan in Focus, where she files video, radio and online reports from South Sudan, and East Africa, edited and broadcast from the VOA News Production Center in Washington, DC and London.

Through her career, Sheila has contributed to several local and international news organizations and NGOs, such as RFI, DPA news UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP and the Japanese, International, Cooperation Agency (JICA) among others.

Sheila also covers South Sudan's local news as a general assignment reporter, on issues of politics, women and girls health, environment and sports for The City Review South Sudan, a locally published, online news agency. 

She has been chosen to participate in several women in media and press freedom conferences - in Finland, Morocco, Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia, among others. Last year, Sheila was invited by the IGAD Center for Excellence, in Djibouti, to participate in a conference on "Journalism and Reporting to Counter Extremist Violence Messaging".

Sheila is also an active member of (AWIM), African Women in Media and (IWMF) International Women's Media Foundation
Languages
Arabic English Sundanese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+15
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+11

Lisa Schlein

Genève, Switzerland
LISA SCHLEIN is a freelance journalist based in Geneva, Switzerland.  My reporting is largely centered around United Nations activities, including human rights, humanitarian (refugee and migration) issues, international political events, health, environment and development with a focus on Africa.  
Read more

Media organizations for whom I have worked include Voice of America, Deutsche Welle, National Public Radio, ABC News, CBC, and Fox News.  My articles have been published in the International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Des Moines Register, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Toronto Globe & Mail, New West Magazine and Science, among others.  

AWARDS include:
•	The Lowell Thomas Award (The Overseas Press Club of America): Best Radio News or Interpretation of Foreign Affairs (1996), “Land Mines: The Survivors Perspective”, produced for ABC News Radio
•	American Women in Radio and Television: Best Radio Documentary (1980), “Re-Entry Women: The Return to Campus”, produced for NPR Crossroads
Languages
English French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+6

Amarilis Gule

Maputo, Mozambique
Amarilis Gule is a journalist and storyteller based in Maputo, Mozambique. I have experience in audiovisual production, journalistic reports, institutional videos, documentaries and short films.
Languages
English Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Arts & Books Film & Theatre Entertainment & Celebrity
+5

Francis Ontomwa

Nairobi, Kenya
Francis Ontomwa is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Francis is an experienced bilingual investigative journalist and senior broadcast journalist with over a decade of leadership in international broadcasting. As a launch producer for BBC's current affairs show Kenya Connects, I successfully Read moreoversaw the launch and mentored early career journalists. Recognized for my in-depth reporting on public corruption, consumer rip-offs, and crime, with extensive experience spanning across Africa. Awarded the Media Council of Kenya's Press Freedom Award in 2017. Skilled in overseeing budgets, resource allocation, and mentoring emerging talent. Proficient in producing impactful content for various media platforms, upholding journalistic integrity, and driving positive change. Adept at managing complex investigations, fostering collaboration, and delivering engaging stories that resonate with diverse audiences.
Languages
English Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+13
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