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

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 is a Ugandan Digital Marketer, Content Curator, Television Show host, Producer, Gamer, Creative, Media Personality, Social Media Influencer, and Brand Ambassador. He has 10-year experience in Digital Marketing, where I have worked with/for lead advertising agencies in Uganda; TBWA, Fireworks Advertising, Fideli, and Next Com (Where he is currently the Head of Digital Marketing) He has curated and collaborated on global campaigns with Brands like; Deutsche Welle, Voice of America, Activision, Call of Duty Mobile, Warner Bros, Disney and Marvel Studios. He has worked on Campaigns like; 77% Percent, DW in Good Shape, DW Eco-Africa, Call of Duty Mobile, Games and Politics Exhibition, Africa release Movie Premiers like Joker, Avenger Infinity War, Avengers End Game, Wonder Woman 84, Kong vs Godzilla, Mortal Kombat 2021, Afrimaxx to mention but a few. Locally, he has worked on campaigns with brands like Crown Beverages, Century Bottling, Nile Breweries, Uganda Breweries, Total Energies, Vivo Energies, Statehouse anti Corruption Unit, URA, NSSF, and so many more. Danze Edwin is currently the head of Digital Marketing at Next Media. He is trained by Deutsche Welle, BBC World Services, Voice Of America, and the US Agency for Global Media

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