Nyasha Michelle on set
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Zimbabwean journalists make strides on international level

ZIMBABWE has been known as one of the biggest exporters of professional talents in Africa and journalists are not an exception. Over the past decades, there have been several young journalists who have made it to the top media houses in Europe and in this article we have decided to list the ones currently doing the most in England.

Nyasha Michelle

Nyasha Michelle does her thing at BBC, where she is a presenter and producer. Nyasha Michelle has a Masters Degree in TV Journalism from one of the most prestigious Journalism schools in the UK, City University. She joined BBC in 2017 as an assistant for “The One Show”. Nyasha Michelle has interviewed a number of African musicians including Zimbabwean artists Jah Prayzah and Gemma Griffiths for the BBC’s digital platform. There are definitely more Zimbabweans journalists doing more around the globe, we are proudly Zimbabwean.

Chipo Sabeta

Chipo Sabeta is a sports journalist accredited by FIFA. She is the first Zimbabwean female sports journo to be in FIFA Balon Do’r voting panel and in 2020 she was named FIFA/CIES Project winner. Chipo attained her diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism at a Harare Polytechnic College and she has covered tournaments like AFCON as well as the FIFA World Cup. 

Shingi Mararike

Shingi is a news Correspondent at Sky News covering a range of stories in the UK and internationally. Before joining Sky News, Shingi was with The Sunday Times where he become the paper’s first ever apprentice and his stories often focused on social affairs and race. He trained to be a journalist at News Associates (UK’s number one NCTJ journalism school).

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