United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Public Information Officer, OES- Communications & Media Relations Section
Sandra Nyaira is a Public Information Officer in the Communications and Media Relations Section in the Office of the Executive Secretary. A communications expert with more than 20 years’ journalism experience in Africa, she has worked in Zimbabwe, the United Kingdom and the United States. A prolific writer and editor for print, broadcast and website communications, Ms. Nyaira has written for the BBC, the UK Guardian, UK Times, AFP news agency and the Voice of America, among other outlets and publications. She is also an expert in the implementation of communications and advocacy strategies and is skilled in producing for a variety of audiences. She remains in touch with media colleagues around the world through her work at the ECA, in particular through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT), Federation of African Journalists, the Media Institute of Southern Africa, the British National Union of Journalists and others. Ms. Nyaira holds an M.A. in International Journalism from the City University of London.