Rwanda

Rwanda: Journalism Training (2003)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Michelle Betz completed four months of journalism training in Rwanda in 2003, partnering with the National University.

Rwanda: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow David Kattenburg completed four months of journalism training in Rwanda in 2005 partnering with the National University.

Rwanda: From Hate Radio to Responsible Reporting

In a country where radio helped incite genocide, Knight International helped produce balanced broadcasts on the recovering nation. Knight Fellow Sputnik Kilambi improved newscasts in French and Kinyarwandan and launched the first news programs in English at the country's first privatized independent radio station, Contact FM.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Launched English-language news service that is used by government leaders and is attracting new sponsors.

  • Raised the station's profile: Before the U.S.