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Kirundi Speaking Freelance Journalists

paydesk has 45 reporters who speak Kirundi. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography. Our top correspondents who speak Kirundi are Vedaste Ngabo Ndagijimana and ALI ASSANKA MEBEZABO Darius. Use our journalist directory to find an Kirundi speaking member to work for you.

Journalists Who Speak Kirundi



Vedaste Ngabo Ndagijimana

Uvira, Congo The Democratic Republic
Vadaste Ngabo Ndagijimana is a journalist.

I’m working as radio reporter to the Voice of America South Kivu province. I work also in several local media in  Uvira and Fizi territory such us on line media Kivu Times and Radio Tuungane
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Investigative Reporting Breaking News Politics
+2

Ali Assanka Mebezabo Darius

Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic
ALI ASSANKA MEBEZABO Darius is a journalist based in Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic.He works actually as a freelance journalist in Kinyarwanda service of the voice of America(VOA) for Ituri, North Kivu and Tshopo Provinces in Eastern of the Country.
Languages
English French Lingala
+3
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+4
Skills
Breaking News Politics Fact Checking
+3

James Jovin

Kigoma, Tanzania
James Jovin is a journalist based in Kibondo, Kigoma, Tanzania.

James Jovin, Journalist by profession, with an experience of more than a 10 years in the profession (since 2011).

First in Tanzania since 2011 in Radio kwizera, Ngara Tanzania 

At the moment he has been working for the Voice Read moreof America since 2018. He covers the East African Community and the Great Lakes Region of Africa (Senior International Journalist Reporter).


Then based in Refugees camps Nduta, Nyarugusu and Mtendeli in Tanzania 

He became a Journalist specialised in the Great Lakes region and the East African community.

Born in 1987 in Tanzania, James Jovin  is an activist in Peaceful Conflict Resolution, Non-Violent Communication and Refugees news

 James Jovin collaborates with several Online Media. He is also a member of several international networks of Journalists such as those interested in refugees news.
Languages
English Kirundi Kinyarwanda
+1
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop News Gathering
+2
Skills
Politics War Reporter Breaking News
+1

Francine Sinarinzi

Bujumbura, Burundi
Francine SINARINZI est une journaliste reporter d'Images basée à Bujumbura au Burundi.
Languages
French Kirundi Kinyarwanda
+1
Services
360 Videography
Skills
Food & Drink Climate Change Entertainment & Celebrity
+6

Mugume Davis Rwakaringi

Kampala, Uganda
Mugume Davis Rwakaringi is a seasoned multimedia journalist based in Kampala, Uganda, with a broad range of expertise covering business, art, sports, health, agriculture, and various social, economic, and political topics. His work extends beyond Uganda, as he actively reports from other East Read moreAfrican nations, including South Sudan and Rwanda. As a multimedia reporter, Rwakaringi adeptly crafts stories that resonate with audiences across different sectors.

With a particular proficiency in technology journalism, Rwakaringi offers in-depth analysis and guidance on web hosting and domain transfers. His articles are known for their detailed insights into the manual processes of transferring domains to registrars or hosting companies, and he provides readers with clear instructions on navigating the complexities of payment plans and money-back guarantees. His expertise is further highlighted through his coverage of domain transfers to well-known hosting providers such as GoDaddy.

In addition to his reporting, Rwakaringi is skilled in producing vox pops, which are short interviews with members of the public. He is also available to work as a fixer, utilizing his extensive knowledge of the local scene to assist foreign journalists and media crews in navigating the East African media landscape. His multifaceted skills and experience make him a valuable contributor to the field of journalism and media.
Languages
English Ganda Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+17
Skills
Breaking News Travel Media Training
+23

Diane Ndonse

Bujumbura, Burundi
Diane Ndonse is a journalist. Specialized in the production of radio broadcasts, in radio reports, she produces articles for the written press. She is also a photographer and cameraman and a consultant in the management of communication platforms for private companies.Activist also of women’s Read morerights in general and especially those of women journalists.

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Pedagogy, Associate of Secondary Education, she also holds a certificate in gender and development and obtained another certificate issued by RNTC Media Training Center for having taken the training on “Media Campaigns for Social Changes”. 

Trainer for journalists on the fundamentals of journalism on gender mainstreaming in media productions, and media campaigns for social change.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+17
Skills
Arts & Books Sports Current Affairs
+25

Themistocles Mutijima

Kamembe, Rwanda
Themistocles MUTIJIMA is a professional journalist based in Kamembe, Rwanda.
He's a guaduate of the Universty of Rwanda (the former National University of Rwanda), School of Journalism and Communication since 2013. He has been in journalism career for more than 10 years, where he served both Read morenational and international media.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Climate Change Natural Disasters Cultural
+4

Jean-Baptiste Micomyiza

Kigali, Rwanda
Jean-Baptiste Micomyiza is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. I have been in the sector of Media and Communication since 2008. I am able to produce news articles, audio and video packages. I report on politics, Health, Environment, Sports, Entertainment, Education and Human Rights.
Currently, I Read moream a multimedia multilingual (Kinyarwanda, English and french) freelance Journalist. Previously, I worked with Radio Salus.
While freelancing with Radio Voice of America, Africa Great Lakes Region Service, I produced video news reports of which some recorded more than 300,000 views on social media.
I am a committed guy ready to partner with you.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Breaking News Arts & Books Sports
+18

Aaron Nduwayesu

Bujumbura, Burundi
Aaron NDUWAYESU is a Journalist Reporter of Images based in Bujumbura ,Burundi who makes reports, produces the programs, animates the debates, manipulates the video camera and edits the images.
Languages
French Kirundi
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+3
Skills
Current Affairs Medical Cultural
+6

Annet Kamukama

Kigali, Rwanda
I am Annet Kamukama, a sports journalist in Rwanda. I have been in this industry since 2013. I covered the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco and was the only Rwandan sports journalist that covered the last FIFA World Cup in Qatar and the FIFA Women's World Cup. I am currently covering Read morethe Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.
Languages
German English Kirundi
+1
Services
Journalism
Skills
Sports

Nadege Mahoro

Bujumbura, Burundi
NADEGE MAHORO is a journalist based in Bujumbura, Burundi. I am working on topics like music and entertainment, debates on sports themes, live broadcast of football matches. I am also on economic subjects and youth programs. Since 2021, I worked on issues related to social,political and economic Read moregender's equity and opportunities and the fight against gender violence.
Languages
French Kirundi
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Music Cultural
+2

Olivier Mugwiza

Kigali, Rwanda
Olivier Mugwiza is a Videographer / Photographer based in Kigali, Rwanda who grow up with a passion of what he does today.
Before becoming a professional Videographer and photographer he worked with christian organisation for 12 years and served in different sectors.
Olivier studied filmmaking in Read morethe United Kingdom where he spent a year and half. After 12 years with Youth With A Mission he worked with IGIHE (Local media house) and then moved to The New Times after 3 years.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries Photography
+4
Skills
Music Travel Sports
+5

Nkurunziza Christophe

Bujumbura, Burundi
NKURUNZIZA CHRISTOPHE is a journalist based in Bujumbura, Burundi.
Christophe NKURUNZIZA Marié, 4 enfants
Profession : Journaliste Burundais
Tél : 75 750780 / 79923191 Né le 31/12/1961
*******

I) EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONNELLE
• De 2015 à ce jour : Correspondant de la VOA AFRIQUE en Français.
• De Read moreJuillet 2006 à Octobre 2013 : Correspondant de BBC AFRIQUE en Français.
• De 1995 à 2005 : Responsable de l'actualité au Studio Ijambo, un projet
de Search For Common Ground, en plus de la production
des émissions ayant trait à la réconciliation et à la paix,
des émissions qui poussent les Burundais à dialoguer et
à revivre ensemble.
Ceci pour montrer l'autre visage des Burundais au moment
où ils rivalisaient dans des tueries sans nom, il y a des
Burundais qui ont sauvé d'autres Burundais de l'autre
ethnie, un exemple à suivre
2016-jusqu'aujourd: journaliste a VOAAfrique

• De 1992 à 1995 : Journaliste à la Radio Nationale du Burundi.
• De 1988 à 1992 : Professeur d'Histoire au Collège de Gisenyi à Bujumbura.

II) FORMATION UNIVERSITAIRE
• Licence en Histoire obtenue à la Facture des Lettres et Sciences Humaines en 1987 après
la soutenance d'un mémoire sur le Thème : " La Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD)
et son intervention au Burundi ( 1962 - 1986 ) "

III) PUBLICATIONS
• " La Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) et son intervention au Burundi
( 1962 - 1986 ) " Mémoires de fin d'Etudes Universitaires.
• De nombreuses conférences et articles de presse sur le rôle des médias et l'analyse de
nombreux conflits régionaux publiés dans la presse nationale, sous régionale et
internationale.

IV) PRODUCTION RADIOPHONIQUE
• Plus de cinq cent émissions radio sur l'analyse des conflits régionaux et internationaux
diffusées sur diverses stations de la sous région.
Languages
English French Kirundi
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Health & Fitness Cultural Music
+18

Thierryve Ndayishimiye

Kigali, Rwanda
Thierryve NDAYISHIMIYE is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. She started her journalism career in 2016. She works on many advocacy stories. She also received an award at the national level in Rwanda in 2021, for stories related to violence against children.
She works on many stories from Read moreBurundi and Rwanda.
She does radio news reports, videos Package (Web / Broadcast) , interviews, feature stories, videography, breaking news, climate change, fact checking.
Languages
Kirundi Kinyarwanda
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Business Climate Change Fact Checking
+4

Cyril Ndegeya

Kigali, Rwanda
Cyril NDEGEYA is a highly experienced Photojournalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
He has 15 years of experience in working with International News Agencies such is AFP, Jeune Afrique, NewYork Times, Nation Media Group, etc....

He is fluent in both English and French in addition to some regional & Read morelocal languages like Swahili.

He is also a visual content producer( Video & Photo)Production, of any kind of event or documentaties.
He is also a Fixer and a translator in the languages mentioned above.

He also provides transportation services for his clients while in Rwanda.

His biggest passion is Aviation & Travel.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Photography
+3
Skills
Natural Disasters Entertainment & Celebrity Travel
+5

Uwimana Eugene

Kigali, Rwanda
UWIMANA Eugene is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
I have a nose of news. I am able to treat stories with all impartiality. I a quick leaner and thirsty for new skills.

I can write stories, photo, film and edit stories on demand. I thank University of Rwanda and School of Journalism for a Read moregreat package of Journ skills, I got from it.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+15
Skills
Fact Checking

Patrick Rurangangabo

Kigali, Rwanda
Patrick Rurangangabo is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Patrick covers different themes in Rwanda including; security, judicial topics,political, human right, gender based violance, and other social related issues.
Patrick, has firstly worked on The East African/Rwanda Today, a weekly Read morenewspaper. I also report on parliamentary stories related ! Have access on any event took place in the parliament of Rwanda.
Second, he worked on Radio Salus as a reporter.
Patrick is capable of collaborating with writing publications, radio stations and Tv.
Languages
English Kirundi Kinyarwanda
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Feature Stories
+2
Skills
Research Fact Checking

Ganza Clebert Sabin

Kigali, Rwanda
GANZA Clebert Sabin, born on October 3rd, 1999, in Huye, Rwanda, is a dedicated journalist with a passion for storytelling. As the third child among five siblings, raised by NGAYABERURA Eustache and UWIMANA Jacqueline, GANZA's upbringing instilled values of curiosity and diligence.

After Read morecompleting his secondary education at Ecole Regina Pacis School of Tumba, specializing in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics, GANZA pursued a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems at the University of Rwanda.

In 2019, GANZA embarked on his journalistic journey, quickly making a mark in the field. Over five years, he has excelled in various roles, including radio reporting, presenting, newspaper writing, and television anchoring. His dedication to journalism is evident in his ability to engage audiences and provide insightful perspectives on diverse topics.

In addition to traditional media, GANZA ventured into digital platforms, founding "C&S TV Official" on YouTube, where he continues to share compelling stories and amplify voices.

GANZA's commitment to journalism underscores his mission to inform, inspire, and make a positive impact on society through the power of storytelling.
Languages
English Kirundi Kinyarwanda
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+9
Skills
Social Breaking News Food & Drink
+9

David Mutabazi

Kigali, Rwanda
David Mutabazi, a freelance Filmmaker&Journalist who shoot and edit news, documentaries, commercials and corporate projects

Worked with Ellen Show, BBC, DW, VOA News, DDC, and so on

David Mutabazi Edit and Broadcast worldwide.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Media Training Fact Checking Business
+4

Niyonzima Jérôme

Bujumbura, Burundi
-	Coordinateur du Studio Ijambo / Search for Common Ground depuis 9ans (2013-2022) ;
-	Journaliste et linguiste, marié, père de 4 enfants, de Bururi au Sud du pays, avec bientôt 53ans (en septembre 2022) ;
-	Diplômes de Master en Journalisme et Licence en Langues et Littératures Africaines (tous Read moredélivrés par l’Université du Burundi);
-	Journaliste producteur d’émissions et formateur médiatique depuis 17 ans (2005-2022) ;
-	Membre du Bureau central du Conseil National de la Communication CNC depuis 9ans (2011-2020) ;
-	Modérateur du débat politique radiophonique et télévisé depuis bientôt 12ans (2008-2020) ;
-	Formateur en modération de débat et en journalisme sensible au conflit depuis 10ans (2010-2020) ;
-	Formateur en communication institutionnelle  (les popa et chargé de ccation) depuis 8ans (2012-2020) 
-	Traducteur attitré Français-Kirundi depuis bientôt 10ans (2010-2020)
-	Chef de Services à la Radio Isanganiro (Programmes, Commercial) durant 5ans (2008-2013) ;
-	Producteur d’émissions et animateur d’antenne radio (SI et RI) durant 6ans (2005-2009) ;
-	Enseignant de langues à temps partiel à l’Université du Burundi (FLSH) durant 3 ans (2011-2014) ;
-	Enseignant de langues, puis Directeur d’établissement secondaire durant 10ans (1994-2004).
Languages
French Kirundi Swahili
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+4
Skills
Media Training Film & Theatre Research
+6

Alemayehu Sori

Minneapolis, United States of America
ALEMAYEHU SORI is a journalist based in Minneapolis, United States of America.
Languages
Avestan Amharic Aragonese
+113
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Fact Checking Current Affairs

Modeste Nkurikiyimana

Kigali, Rwanda
Modeste NKURIKIYIMANA is an 8 years journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda. Excellent at speaking and writing Kinyarwanda & Kiswahili and fluent with French and English. 

EXPERIENCE: 
Now: Freelancer with RADIO MAENDELEO/ BUKAVU-DRC.

1.	July-2016- Dec,2017: Senior journalist and host, News Read moreanchor & Reporter at radio&TV10.

2.	July2014-July,2016: News anchor, Producer and Editor in Chief at Goodrich TV 

3.	July2014-June2015: News anchor and host.(ONE on ONE programme) at Contact FM.
 
4.	January,2012-February-July2014: RTV and Radio Rwanda French reporter (volunteer) also Attached in Kigali as the Correspondent of RPA (Radio Populaire Africaine -BURUNDI) , Radio MAENDELEO-DRC, Radio IZUBA-Eastern Rwanda  under the EIRENE project.

5.	From May,2010- September 27, 2014: I was the Amazing Grace Radio news anchor, the Editor in chief and the programs manager at the same time the BBC Freelancer, ( 2012-2014) 

I am able to perform live stand-up, live phoner for radio and TV, live on camera online, good at news gathering and pitching for investigation and feature stories...because of the acquired experience and trainings.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Risk Analysis Health & Fitness Cultural
+11

Ngabo Munyampundu Robert

Kigali, Rwanda
Ngabo Robert is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Languages
English French Kirundi
+1
Services
Photography Video Rushes Interview
+1
Skills
Film & Theatre

Fidele Nsabimana

Gitega, Burundi
Fidele NSABIMANA is a journalist based in Gitega, Burundi.
Languages
French Kirundi Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Politics Fact Checking Business
+4

Taikun Ndahiro

Kigali, Rwanda
-name: taikun ndahiro 

-profession: journalist 

- entertainment journalist

- sports journalist

I was born in tanzania and raised in rwanda  

I started my career 2018 i have seven years of warking expérience 

I warked for seine bright radio in rwanda i also warked for saut radio in Read moretanzania and i also warket for radio and tv10 .
Languages
English Kirundi Kinyarwanda
+1
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop Content Writing
+2
Skills
Sports Social Entertainment & Celebrity
+5
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