Thursday, December 03, 2015

Penplusbytes' Featured Member for the Month of December: Pascal Kwesiga

Pascal Kwesiga is a professional Ugandan journalist currently working with the country’s leading daily, New Vision Newspaper, in Kampala reporting on the extractive industry and other areas as assigned to him.
Pascal holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Communication from Makerere University in Kampala.
Having started broadcasting work right after completing a National Diploma in Journalism in 2008, Pascal has gained an outstanding all-round experience in journalism which has led to him being offered a platform to write about a wide range of issues on public affairs and other areas such as Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Business, Courts, Crime, Local Government, Technology, Education and Health among others. This opportunity, he says, has sharpened him and enabled him obtain more relevant skills in journalism, communication and media relations.

He has a long standing objective to work with a team that can enable him to put his potential to maximum use and an interest that spans several fields including Public relations, Research and Multimedia.

With about 5 years of work experience to count on, Pascal Kwesiga is the overall winner of the Uganda National Journalism Awards for the multimedia and national news reporting categories for 2015.
A determined, self-driven and enthusiastic person, and an effective communicator with capacity to establish good working relationships, good will and getting along with people from all walks of life is how Pascal describes himself after five years of working experience in electronic and print media in reputable media organizations in Uganda.

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