Peter G. Mwesige – Executive Director Africa Centre for Media Excellence

Peter G. Mwesige – Executive Director Africa Centre for Media Excellence is a 2017 Accredited Winner ofEast Africa Africa Lifetime Achievement Award (EALITA) and Accredited East Africa Who is Who  in appreciation of his contributions towards sustainable peace & development  of East Africa.Awarded and Accredited by Public Opinions International (East Africa) and New Africa Management Institute.

Public Opinions International is a Partner and Member of International Organisation for Educational Development (IOED) and International Police Commission which is is duly registered as an international Non-Profit, Non-Secretarial, Peacekeeping and Social Development Paramilitary Organization based in the State of California, United States of America with extension commands in member nations of the U.N.The International Police Commission has also been given the Consultative Status from the UN ECOSOC and it is also a Member of the United Nations Office of the Drugs and Crimes “UNODC.

A co-founder of ACME, Dr Peter G. Mwesige has worked as the group training editor of the Nation Media Group, East Africa’s biggest multi-media company. He was in charge of newsroom training at the company’s nearly dozen print and electronic media outlets in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

A holder of a Ph.D. in mass communications from Indiana University in the United States and a master’s in journalism and mass communication from the American University in Cairo, Dr Mwesige was until November 2007 the head of the Department of Mass Communication at Makerere University, Kampala, where he was also a senior lecturer.

He has previously worked as a reporter, news editor, political editor, and political columnist.

Dr Mwesige was until March 2006 the executive editor of the Nation Media Group’s Kampala-based Monitor Publications Ltd, publishers of the Daily and Sunday Monitor.

Recent work

Consultancy on journalism, communication, media and politics for DANIDA, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, NORAD, PANOS, Uganda Communications Commission, UNDP, UNESCO, USAID, Westminster Foundation, and the World Bank, among others.

Member of …

He was until March 2007 a member of Uganda’s Media Council and the general secretary of the Uganda Newspaper Editors and Proprietors Association (UNEPA). Dr Mwesige served for two years as the first elected president of the National Institute of Journalists of Uganda (NIJU), and was a member of the Governing Council of the East African Media Institute (Uganda Chapter).

 

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