Next Media Services Group CEO Kin Kariisa voted unopposed for a third successive term as NAB Uganda Chairman

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Our Group CEO, Kin Kariisa, has again been entrusted with another 2-year term as Chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters – Uganda.

With milestones in the field of harmonizing working relations between the army and the media, fostering dialogue between the media and regulators, coordinating the media in fights against both corruption and for patriotism, among many others, Kin leadership, especially in a period largely affected by the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, has been exemplary even at industry level.

Kin Kariisa, Chairman National Association of Broadcasters

“Kin’s commitment to tasks taken on is infectious, even for roles such as NAB Chairmanship that are voluntary – his drive for the transformation of Uganda, especially through a sector such as the media that he understands so well, is good for all of us as media practitioners, and I dare say we are lucky he is still interested in taking on this mantle,” said Desire Derekford Mugumisa, our Head of Brand and Communications, who was also present at the NAB AGM in the representation of our flagship brand, NBS Television.

 

In his acceptance speech, Kin committed to ensuring that the progress made to date is built upon by;

  1. a) harmonize media to create a big and unified umbrella media body;
  2. b) emphasizing amending the 2% levy from the Uganda Communications Act (UCC) of 2013;
  3. c) operationalizing the Communications Tribunal (the draft regulations for which have been availed);
  4. d) lobbying the Government to deliberately budget for the media appropriately to ensure business continuity for media stakeholders as a whole.
The new Executive Committee of NAB Uganda. The committee will serve a 2-year term.

Dr. Innocent Nahabwe, the proprietor of Galaxy FM, was re-elected as Vice Chairman.

Danze Edwin

Danze Edwin

Danze Edwin commonly known as Deejahn hosts #NxTRnD. As well serves as the Head Of Digital Marketing at Next Media Services. He has worked for various brands such as The Sylvia Owori boutique as a Digital Marketer, Fireworks Advertising and in 2017 he joined NBS Television (rebranded to Next Media Services) as the Head of Digital Marketing. He holds a Bachelors's Degree in Industrial and Fine Arts from Makerere University. He was born in 1988.

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