John Baptist Wasswa Is the Chairman of the Uganda Media Development Foundation Board. Beside this role JB Wasswa works as a lecturer in the department of Mass communication at Makerere University.
His Teaching Areas include News Writing, Public affairs, Writing and Media Ethics and critical thinking. He has worked as a News Editor at The New Vision, Managing Editor of the Daily Monitor, Editor of the Weekly Topic, and Consulting Editor at the Pepper publications.
He holds a BA in Education from Makerere University, a Post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Nairobi, and a Masters in Journalism and Media studies from Rhodes University, South Africa. JB Wasswa also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in French Language and Literature from L’Universtre d’Aix-en-Provence, France.
His research interests include Journalists performance under public media, audience studies and representation. He is also a media training consultant.