Country / Where did you grow up:
Mbale, Uganda

Academic qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (Hons), Uganda Christian University (Uganda).

Johnson's career started in 2010 as an intern at a local radio station where he worked as a talk show co-host for a weekly news round-up. He later joined Monitor Publications Ltd, a Nation Media Group company, as a reporter. He has also worked as Chief Sub-editor at Red Pepper Publications Ltd, News Editor at The Standard, National Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of Directors at Human Rights Network for Journalists – Uganda, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Uganda Journalists’ Network, among others. Besides, he has won several awards, most notable being the Best Overall Winner of Uganda Media Rights Award in 2016 and first runner-up for the same award in 2017.

Academic fields of interest:
Strategic advocacy and litigation, international human rights law, Sexual minorities' rights, Forced migration and refugee law, Freedom of the press and other media, Women and children's rights, and transitional justice.

Position prior to the programme:
Editor at Monitor Publications Ltd, a Nation Media Group company in Uganda.

Gmail Logojohnsonmayamba@gmail.com

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