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Name: Dianus Ishengoma
College/School/Division: School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Role: Assistant Lecturer
Current Summarised CV:

Dianus J. Ishengoma is an accomplished professional in the field of Journalism and Mass communication, currently serving as an Assistant Lecturer at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) of the University of Dar es Salaam. With 12 years of teaching experience, Mr. Ishengoma has honed his expertise in various courses related to contemporary media, media theories, media management, gender and the media, media ethics, and TV production.

Mr. Ishengoma is widely recognized as an expert in gender analysis and mainstreaming, gender and social impact assessment, strategic communication, media production, science communication, and health communication. He has leveraged his skills and knowledge through multiple consultancies on research and training projects for esteemed local and international agencies. Some of the notable organizations he has worked  includes; The World Bank, Tanzania - SOS Children's Villages International, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), HAKIELIMU, Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), Ministry of Health through the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), and National Environment Management Council (NEMC).

In addition to his academic and consulting roles, Mr. Ishengoma held the position of Country Programme Coordinator for the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa-Financial Journalism Training (BMIA-FJT), a four-year program, spanning from 2019 to 2022, aimed to enhance the capacities of Tanzanian journalists and professionals working in financial institutions.

Prior to joining SJMC, Dianus has worked as feature reporter in Changamoto Newspaper (2007-2008) and producer and editor of Mlimani Television (2008-2009).  Academically, Ishengoma holds a Master of Arts in Gender Studies, Master of Arts in Mass Communication, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication.

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