Uganda Christian University
Mr. John Semakula
CoMMPASS Local Implementation Coordinator
John Semakula is a veteran newspaper journalist. He worked at the New Vision newspaper in Uganda as a Senior Writer for over 10 years. Before joining the New Vision, John also reported for the Daily Monitor newspaper for three years. While at the New Vision, John won six national journalism awards to his name. He also served as the Managing Editor of the Standard newspaper of Uganda Christian University. Lately, he writes stories for Sight Magazine in Australia and Religion Unplugged in the U.S. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and a Master of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies both of Uganda Christian University. He is the current head of the Undergraduate Studies Department at the School of Journalism, Media and Communication.