Wangethi Mwangi

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wangethi-mwangi-140-180-80-boundMr Mwangi provides general editorial and media support to AMI, drawing from his more than 30 years experience in journalism in East Africa. He successfully led and managed AMI’s project — the Leadership Guiding Principles for African Media Owners and Managers — from conceptualization, through to research, drafting and launch, making it one of the organisation’s flagship projects. He markets the guidelines and trains media leaders on their values as well as providing critical inputs in strengthening AMI’s networks in the media industry and with potential non-media supporters. He is a key member of the AMLF organizing and coordinating team. At the time of his retirement from the Nation Media Group, he was the longest serving editorial director in East Africa, guiding the organisation’s editorial strategy and strengthening its role as a credible partner in the social transformation of the country. He managed the Nation Media Group’s 50 anniversary celebrations in March 2010, for which he produced and edited a seminal volume of speeches, reports and analyses titled Media and the Promise of Africa.He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Literature in English and Political Science, MBA qualifications in strategic management from Strathmore Business School, an Advanced Management Programme certificate, and a post-graduate diploma in Mass Communications.