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Mersa media inistitute

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.

Mersa media inistitute

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.

Our Experts

Our organization is newly established by experienced media practitioners, educators, researchers, and knowledge management experts who are passionate about the role of independent media in the development of informed citizens that are self-governing. Our staff and fellows have worked on several US government and other donor funded media capacity building trainings in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria and Tanzania. Our experts speak local Ethiopian languages and have extensive experience in journalism practice and training in Latin America, Africa and the US.

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Robin Hellson

Journalist

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Robin Hellson

Project Manager

Robin Hellson

Project Manager

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Visual storytelling trainer

Visual storytelling trainer Terms of Reference Job Title: Visual storytelling trainer Type of Contract: Individual Contractors  Required number of candidates: 1 Language Required: English and Amharic Deadline for Application: June 6, 2024 Organizational Profile: MERSA Media Institute is a nonprofit media policy think tank. We work to help create vibrant, responsible and independent media institutions, professional unions and education centers through research, capacity building and institutional support in Ethiopia.  Position Summary: The aim is to bring an expert in the field of media and journalism to develop a radio and podcast to train new entrants. MMI and DW Akademie are looking for 1 passionate Ethiopian expert with an experience in digital storytelling, radio production, podcast, media production, journalism, communication and

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Why We Do It

Our organization is newly established by experienced media practitioners, educators, researchers, and knowledge management experts who are passionate about the role of independent media in the development of informed citizens that are self-governing. Our staff and fellows have worked on several US government and other donor funded media capacity building trainings in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria and Tanzania. Our experts speak local Ethiopian languages and have extensive experience in journalism practice and training in Latin America, Africa and the US.

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Our organization is newly established by experienced media practitioners, educators, researchers, and knowledge 

Mersa Media Institute

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