A well-rounded award-winning Malawian journalist, Winston Mwale is a lecturer in Journalism and Mass Communication at Pentecostal Life University (PLU), and his career spans many countries, including reporting live from Brussels during the EU-
Africa Leaders’ Summit in 2014, covering the tourism industry in South Africa, being in Naivasha, Kenya, covering a training of journalists on anti-smoking, and covering the annual Chewa Kulamba Ceremony in Zambia.
Trained in human rights reporting by the Canada-based Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) and in investigative journalism by Reuters Thomson Foundation during the Wealth of Nations Programme, Winston now specializes in investigative, solution journalism, including training intermediate journalism and writing.
A former Zodiak Broadcasting Station Online Editor, Winston holds over five National Media Institute for Southern Africa-Malawi Chapter media awards, including the 2015 SADC Radio Journalist of the Year Award, and the 2018 Southern African Media Award in Social Accountability Reporting.
Winston is current Founder and Editor of AfricaBrief, a news aggregator for stories about Africa. In the flood of information enabled by today’s technology, finding the right news about Africa for you can be difficult, and AfricaBrief allows readers to find all the news about Africa in one place on their website and newsletter.
Winston is also Consulting Editor at iHub Online, where he is involved in quality assurance, mentorship and general professional advisory.