ABOUT MERSA MEDIA INSTITUTE

MERSA Media Institute is a nonprofit media policy think tank. We work to help create vibrant, responsible and independent media, professional unions and education centers through research, capacity building and institutional support in Africa. We are based in Washington, D.C. and work in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular emphasis on Ethiopia. We believe free and independent media are lifelines to the development of peaceful, prosperous, and democratic societies.

Why Support Ethiopian Media Institution​s?​

The fundamental question many are asking is how to build a stable, peaceful and prosperous Ethiopia where diversity of views, identities and interests are respected and engrained in public discourse facilitated by a professional and responsible media.

Capacity Building

Why Support Ethiopian Media Institution​s?

The fundamental question many are asking is how to build a stable, peaceful and prosperous Ethiopia where diversity of views, identities and interests are respected and engrained in public discourse facilitated by a professional and responsible media.

Recent Job Post

Consultant for Module Redesign

Consultant for Module Redesign Job Title: Consultant for Module RedesignType of Contract: Individual ContractRequired number of candidates: 1Language Required: English and AmharicDeadline for Application: February 18, 2024Expected Starting Date: February 20, 2024 Mersa Media Institute (MMI) is seeking a skilled consultant to overhaul our multimedia journalism modules, including multimedia reporting and writing, visual storytelling, and audio journalism and production. Following a highly successful round of training for new entrants into the journalism field, MMI aims to build upon this success by enhancing the teaching experience for