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Title: Dr
Name: Egbert Mkoko
College/School/Division: School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Role: Lecturer /Research/Knowledge Exchange Coordinator
Current Summarised CV:

Dr Mkoko has over 20 years’ experience in Broadcast Journalism: Radio Production; TV Documentary production; Script-writing; Audio and Visual editing; Communication and Media Research; Media Consultancy.


He started his career in early in 2000s when he was employed by Radio Free Africa and Star TV as a journalist. Thereafter, he was employed by University of Dar es Salaam as a Tutorial Assistant in 2009 after completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism at University of Dar es Salaam (2008). He pursued Master of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa in 2011 to 2013. Thereafter, he earned his doctorate degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Nelson Mandela University (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) in 2021.


Dr Mkoko’s areas of specialization include Broadcast Journalism, Media Ethics, Reception Theory, Print and Sports Journalism. His latest research was titled ‘The Politics of News Production within Public Service Broadcasting: A Critical Analysis of Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC)’.


Dr Mkoko has also been involved in several consultancies such as preparation of Communication Strategies; Research frameworks; Curriculum development and review; training to journalists and communication experts; Training of Trainers (ToT); and Radio/video production. He has also attended several international conferences, trainings and exchange programs in Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, South Africa, China, Germany, and The Netherlands.


Currently, Dr Mkoko is a lecturer and Research/Knowledge Exchange Coordinator at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Dar es Salaam.


Education: BA Journalism (UDSM; MA Journalism and Media Studies (Rhodes University, South Africa): PhD Journalism and Media Studies (Nelson Mandela University, S.Africa)



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