Martin Niyonkuru was born in Rwanda, Southern Province in Kamonyi District in 1990. He served five years in private media houses as journalist, now he is entering in new journey of communication.
Martin Niyonkuru says that communication is the key of human daily life.
“Whatever you do, you will always need communication.” He says. This what pushed him to shift from media field to communication as the best way to learn more about this profession.
Different institutions, sectors and organizations are being created and grow through their activities, but how do they communicate? It is through communication. “We always travel across the World, and everything we do, we will need communication in order to exchange ideas with others,” Niyonkuru adds.
More about Martin:
Name: Martin NIYONKURU
City of Kigali
Date of birth: 01/01/1990
Marital status: Single
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
2012-2016: Bachelor’s Degree; A0 in journalism and communication obtained from Institut Catholique de Kabgayi (ICK);
- 2018-2019: Communications Intern
- 2015-2018: Editor at Umuseke.rw;
- 2012-2013: Journalist/Senior Reporter at Umuseke.rw;
- 2011-2012: Journalist at Radio Maria Rwanda (Presenter)
- June 2017: Training on rules of using Kinyarwanda Language;
- December 2016: Rwandan Law Reform Process;
- May-July; 2014: Training in US Embassy (Ohio University); with investigative journalism;
- 2012: Special course of English language.
AWARDS AND OTHER EXPERIENCES
- July 2016: Covering AU Summit in Kigali;
- January 2015: Awarded as the employee of the year at Umuseke.rw;
- September 2014: Covering World Export Development Forum.
Computer skills (online management; Adobe master collection; Microsoft word office, and power point).
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