Wendy Muperi

Wendy Muperi is a Zimbabwean journalist with seven years’ experience. She has covered politics, economic and social issues for local and international media.

Locally, Muperi has worked for The Daily News, The Weekend Post, Daily News on Sunday, the Zimbabwe Independent and NewZimbabwe.com. Internationally, Wendy has worked as a fixer for, and been published by the Washington Post, The Economist, Christian Science Monitor, Bhekisisa, Drum Magazine and National Public Radio. A well-networked journalist, Wendy is a self-motivated person, with a passion for learning, great interpersonal skills, confident, proficient, consistent, sociable and dependable team player who thrives well in demanding environments. Between September 2015 and August 2016, Wendy worked as a Communications Assistant for The Community Working Group on Health. Apart from fixing for visiting journalists, she has also worked with researchers from organizations such as Human Rights Watch and done Media and Communication Skills training for Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Zimbabwe. She has co-authored a students’ assembly book, ‘Tell a story, Share a message’ for Young Africa’s vocational training centres’ use in five sub-Saharan countries. She is a Founding Trustee of Health Journalists Association of Zimbabwe, Communication for Development and a former committee member for Media Institute of Southern Africa, Harare Chapter. Wendy is an alumna for the Women Journalists Mentorship Programme and Women in Media. She holds a Diploma in Journalism and Communication from Christian College of Southern Africa, an Honors in Political Science from the University of Zimbabwe and is studying towards an MSc in Public Policy with Dublin City University as a fellow for the Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme.

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