Solomon Serwanjja has confirmed he will be leaving Naguru Hill-based, NBS TV following six years of service to focus on his new role
Serwanjja who won 2019 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award for his investigative story on the illegal sale of prescription drugs, says he will stop working with NBS TV on July 31st and take over as Executive Director of African Institute for Investigative Journalism.
On 31st July, I will be leaving @nbstv. It has been such an honour to serve for the last 6 years. Thank you @KKariisa and the entire @nextmediaug family for the support. I will now focus on my new role as the Executive Director @AfricanIIJ, the home of investigative journalismSerwanjja posted
He has been covering investigative stories at the same time reading ‘Live at 9’ news on NBS TV.
Serwanjja started his journalism career at UBC TV, switched to Serena-based NTV and later NBS TV.
After winning the 2019 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, Serwanjja was ushered in as a producer at the BBC Focus on Africa news program. Following his stay at BBC, it’s reported that he received massive offers but Next Media Services CEO, Kin Kariisa convinced him to stay at NBS TV with a better offer.
Hungry to excel and pass on the knowledge to young journalists, Serwanjja decided to throw in a towel and joined African Institute for Investigative Journalism.
Apart from working for UBC, NBS TV and NTV, Serwanjja also worked as news reporter and anchor for KTN.
Solomon Serwanjja recently graduated with a Degree of Master of Arts in Journalism and Communication from Makerere University.
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