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Nforngwa Ndiboti Eugene

Biography

Eugene N Nforngwa is an award-winning freelance journalist with more than 12 years’ experience in editorial and newsroom management positions with Cameroonian and international news media.  Eugene regularly contributes in-depth development, conflict and environmental features to Al Jazeera and the Voice of America; and previously wrote macro-economic and political analyses for CEE Market Watch, an emerging markets intelligence publication for investment bankers in Western Europe. Before becoming a freelance journalist, he was Editor at The Standard Tribune and Managing Editor of the Herald, Cameroon’s best edited newspaper, according to UNESCO. His reporting has earned him many distinctions and awards, the more recent ones being a Ford Foundation Excellence in Media Award (Johannesburg, South Africa, 2016); The African Story Challenge (Mauritius, 2014); Media People Courage in Journalism Award (Yaoundé, Cameroon 2016); and the British High Commission Investigative Journalism Award (Yaoundé, Cameroon< 2016).

 

Eugene holds a Master’s in International Relations (International Cooperation, Humanitarianism and Sustainable Development) from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon and the University of Ca Foscari in Venice, Italy. He graduated from the University of Buea in 2008 with a BSc. in Geology and Botany. He has received journalism training from several reputed institutions including the University of South Florida (USA, 2010); Poynter Institutes (USA 2010); World Bank Institute (2003); and the Advance School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Yaounde (2005).

Area of Environmental Journalism Interest
Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Cities, Policy
Additional Areas of Environmental Journalism Interest

Professional

City
Yaounde
Country
Cameroon
Occupation
Journalist
Job Title
Reporter, Editor
Media Type
('Data', 'Multimedia')
Organization Name
The Standard Tribune, Inc
Organization Website
www.thestandardtribune.com
Language
English
Birth Year
1975
Gender
Male
Holds a passport valid?
True

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