Veronica Angelus Mapunda
CONGO BASIN RJF GRANTEE
Veronica Mapunda aged 36, a passionate female journalist in Tanzania, is among the upcoming journalist holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from the St Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT). She was graduated in 2009.
In her seven years performing journalism, Veronica has engaged in photographing and writing stories on various social economic and environmental related subjects; being assigned by the newsroom management or other institutions affiliated with media fraternity.
She worked as newspaper journalist at Business Times Limited (BTL) from 2009-2012 and in 2013, Veronica was working with TV1 Tanzania as Assistance News Producers while from 2015 up to 2018 she was promoted and approved to hold the capacity of New Producer at the same television station.
From the end of 2018, Veronica was engaged in developing media development project until September 2019; and up to now when she joined and work with Kwanza Broadcasting Company under the capacity of Reporter and the in charge for the social media platforms.
In order to increase her ability, skills and experience in journalism, Veronica has attended different media training and seminars; with different focus including “Freedom and responsibilities of the media” which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2011, “How to report news on government expenditure in Tanzania”, was organized by Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) in 2010; and “Financial reporting” that was organized by the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) in 2010.