Machrine Birungi

Deputy Editor Uganda Radio Network

Machrine Birungi is a deputy editor at the Uganda Radio Network. She also works as a media trainer, and contributed to Uganda’s first-ever national diploma in journalism. She has been contributing to InterWorld Radio since 2005, focusing on human rights, health, HIV and AIDS, information and communications technology and gender. In 1997 she won the Ministry of Information’s Best Reporter of the Year award for her coverage of the war in northern Uganda and in 2005 she was awarded first prize in the US Embassy in Uganda’s Radio Awards in the economic development category.