Professor Jane Singers
Professor Jane Singer is a former print and online journalist who has been studying journalists’ responses to digital technologies since the mid-1990s. She is especially interested in the impact of digital media on journalists’ roles, norms, practices and products. She is currently a Professor of Journalism Innovation, City, University of London. Her previous academic appointments have been at the University of Central Lancashire (UK), the University of Iowa (USA) and Colorado State University (USA). Prior to earning her PhD in journalism at the University of Missouri (USA), she served as the founding news manager of the first national online service in America.
Dr. Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed
Dr. Mohammed is a former radio journalist who has written for various digital media platforms in Ghana and the US. She is currently a Professor in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at the Pennsylvania State University teaching and conducting research in the field of international communications. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Ghana, a master’s degree from Michigan Technological University, and a Ph.D. in Mass Communications with a minor in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies from the Pennsylvania State University. She has worked on research projects on the corporate social responsibility work of telecommunications companies in Ghana, radio news production and reception in Northern Ghana, digital media activism among others. Among other things, her research interests focus on feminisms, development communication, broadcast media, new media and film.
Rabiu is an experienced journalist with a demonstrable history of working in television, radio, print and digital media for a decade and a winner of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarship. With a diverse reporting background including business and Finance, politics and court reporting, he has worked for Ghana’s leading TV and radio stations TV3 and Citi FM. Rabiu also worked as a digital journalist contributing content to Citifmonline and Ringier. He holds a joint master’s degree in Business and Finance and Journalism, Media and Globalization from City, University of London in UK and Aarhus University in Denmark.
Khadija Abdul Samed
Khadijah is a Broadcaster and Deputy News Editor with Neesim FM in Tamale. She has spent seven years gathering versatile experience in reporting, news content development and talk show hosting from media houses including Radio Justice, Kesmi FM and Radio Univers. She has also worked as a news writer for ‘The Advocate’, a newspaper run by RUMNET (Rural Media Network) in Tamale. With added interest in research, Khadijah has worked with the West Africa Centre for Counter Extremism (WACCE) as a Research Associate on a project funded by the British High Commission and presented a research paper on digital philanthropy in Ghana at the 2018 Symposium on Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society (Indiana University, US). Khadijah holds a Master of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana and currently tutors in Mass Communication and Public Relations at the Institute of Business Management and Journalism (IBM&J) Learning Centre in Tamale.
Robert Appiah (@robert.appiah)
Robert has worked as a system engineer, graphics designer, video editor and IT specialist with several leading corporate organizations in Ghana. Among others, he has worked with Saftech digital, Huxley Black and Claron health centre in the last five years. In the recent past , he worked with Ringier International (parent company of tisu.com.gh and pulse.com.gh) and currently heads the Design and IT team at Maxwell Investments Group. As a true specialist in corporate media exhibition, at Ringier, Robert was responsible for the design and imagery content of pulse.com.gh and tisu.com.gh’s. He was also part of the team that designed content for UBA Bank’s “awoof Promo”. Robert Appiah is a graduate of Computer /Technology training school, IPMC with an Advanced Diploma in System Engineering.
Nabil Ahmed Rufai (@nabil_ahmed5)
Nabil Ahmed Rufai is an international journalist with a 10 year-experience in radio and television broadcasting. He’s worked with reputable television stations in Ghana including E.TV and GHOne TV and a radio station, Class 91.3Fm. Nabil holds a BSc. Agricultural Engineering degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology-Ghana. He is currently with a US based news agency, Feature Story News and correspondents for international stations including TRT World, CGTN and CRI.
ABDUL-LAHIE, Abdul-Rahim Naa
Abdul-Rahim is a student of Ghana Institute of Journalism where he is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies with a major in Public Relations. He has interned at one of Ghana’s emerging radio stations, Class FM where he was assigned to the political desk. With a keen interest in reading and writing, Naa Ninche in the last four years has maintained a regular blog where he teases the minds of his readers as he confronts teething issue and topics in Ghana. He believes writing is the best way of expressing that which the mouth cannot speak.