Dr. Charles Wendo, Training Coordinator for SciDev.Net, is a media trainer, science journalist, and veterinary doctor with more than 20 years’ experience in the mainstream media.
He trains journalists on how to report science and researchers on communicating their work to the media, policymakers and public.
He has also provided technical support to four African universities to introduce science journalism and communication into their curricula.
He has written and edited the book ‘Science Communication Skills for Journalists: A Resource Book for Universities in Africa’, which has contributions from five academics. The book is due to be released in late 2022.
Charles holds a Master’s degree in Journalism and Communication, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication and a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree; all from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.