Carol Azungi Dralega (PhD) is an Associate Professor and Head of Research at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, NLA University College in Norway. She teaches in the MA program in Global Journalism. Carol, who is originally from Uganda and a former journalist/editor with Uganda’s two leading media houses, holds an MPhil/PhD from the Media Studies Institute, University of Oslo. She is a researcher at the Nordic Center of Excellence (Uppsala University) as well as a member of the International Association for Media and Communication Research. Dralega is a founding member of the Global Journalism Community which launched in March 2021. Her research interests include; ICT/media and issues around journalism practice, policy, marginalization and social change.
Angella Napakol (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer and Head the School of Communication, Uganda Christian University. She holds a PhD from the University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, an MS in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University, USA, and a BA in Social Sciences from Makerere University, Uganda. She teaches in both undergraduate and graduate communication and journalism programs at the Faculty of Journalism, Media and Communication. Her key research interests include: health communication; humanitarian, risk and crisis communication; social change communication and intercultural communication.