Synopsis

A 4-part series with journalists, majority of whom were African women journalists, talking on a range of issues affecting journalists covering covid-19. These included: 1- Safety and Responsibility, -2- Innovative Reporting of Covid-19, -3- Fact checking and verification, -4- Mental health of journalists.

Please contact me via yemisi@africanwomeninmedia.com not my gmail.

Recent Episode(s)

Jan 23, 2023

Her Media Diary Episode 15: "Know when it's time to check out" with Verah Okeyo

Verah Okeyo is an award-winning journalist, communications manager, and media trainer with over ten years of experience covering global health with a…
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Jan 17, 2023

Her Media Diary Episode 12."Taking Brave steps" with Adelle Onyango

Adelle Onyango is a Kenyan media personality, podcaster and founder of the Adelle Onyango Initiative, an organisation that empowers youth and provid…
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Jan 17, 2023

Her Media Diary Episode 14: "Getting my life back!" with Qaanitah Hunter

Qaanitah Hunter is a multiple award-winning journalist and political editor at News24, South Africa. She is the author of 'Balance of Power: Ramaphosa…
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Jan 17, 2023

Her Media Diary Episode 13: "Draw the Line" with Moyo Thomas

Moyo Thomas is a news reporter and strategic communications specialist. Describing herself as a humanist and a womanist she is a sexual and gender-ba…
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Nov 14, 2022

Her Media Diary Episode 11: "I want to help the survivors" with Soyem Osakwe

Soyem Osakwe is a specialist in Global communications, campaigns and advocacy. In this episode, Soyem speaks passionately about her work using effecti…
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Nov 7, 2022

Her Media Diary Episode 10: "Let's all be Bad Girls!" with Rachel Ombaka

In this episode Yemisi Akinbobola Interviews @rachel_ombaka media editor, trainer and public speaker shares her experiences of sexual harassment in th…
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Oct 31, 2022

TRAILER: Her Media Diary

Introducing Her Media Diary, a podcast where Dr Yemisi Akinbobola speaks to some of the most influential women leaders in media. From intimate experie…
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May 24, 2021

Her Media Diary Episode 9: Julia Majale

In this episode of #HerMediaDiary Kenyan journalist, Julia Majale talks about her journey to becoming the Managing Editor of Tuko Media. Julia discuss…
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Apr 12, 2021

SPECIAL SERIES: Labour Migration Reporting Ep 4: Why we need more women on the labour migration beat

This podcast series looks at labour migration in Africa and focuses on how women experience it on different levels. It highlights how African women ex…
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Apr 5, 2021

SPECIAL SERIES: Labour Migration Reporting Ep 3: Experiences of women who migrate for work

This podcast series looks at labour migration in Africa and focuses on how women experience it on different levels. It highlights how African women ex…
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