BIO DATA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS  COMPETENCES

I am an enthusiastic individual, who enjoys being part of, as well as leading, a successful and productive team. I am quick to grasp new ideas and concepts, and to develop innovative and creative solutions to problems. I am able to work well on my own initiative and can demonstrate the high levels of motivation required to meet the tightest of deadlines. Even under significant pressure, I possess a strong ability to perform effectively.

Name:Betty Kyakuwa
Postal Address:P.O. Box 25236,Kampala
Tel:0772 697500 /0702 697500
Email:kbeti18@yahoo.compr@CEDAT.mak.ac.ug

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

YEAR INSTITUTIONAWARD
2008-2010Makerere University, KampalaMA. International Relations and Diplomatic Studies
2002-2005Makerere University, KAMPALABA. Education (Hons) – Literature and English Language
1996-2001ST. JOSEPH’S GIRLS SCHOOL NSAMBYAUCE & UACE

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PERIODWORK PLACE, POSITION AND TASKS
May 2011 to DateCommunication Officer – College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology
  • Develop communication objectives and communication plans for the College

  • Write speeches and press releases for College functions and events

  • Work with the Principal to provide appropriate information packages for the different audiences

  • Manage the composition, editing, design, recording, and production of publications such as quarterly newsletters, brochures, supplements, journals, annual reports and audio-visual recordings

  • Coordinate, integrate, and manage information contributed to the College website, establishing template formats and logical structures for web pages, and ensure that the website is regularly updated and its design and presentation is in line with University guidelines

  • Event Management: Coordinate the organization of open days, exhibitions, visits and any other special events at the College

  • Media liaison

  • Maintain an up-to-date database of College alumni
Jan 2010- May 2011Monitor Publication Limited Assistant Chief Sub Editor- Daily Monitor

  • Supervising a team of sub editors.
  • Guiding and mentoring reporters.
  • Developing ideas to better newspaper products.
  • Writing stories and headlines.
  • Offer training to new sub editors.
  • Editing stories, ensuring that they meet journalistic standards, editorial objectives, house style and readers’ expectations as well as designing pages.
  • Ensuring that stories are accurate, fair and balanced.

 

 

Jan 2010- May 2011Monitor Publication Limited Sub Editor- Daily Monitor

 

  • Editing stories, ensuring that they meet journalistic standards, editorial objectives, house style and readers’ expectations as well as designing pages.
  • Ensuring that stories are accurate, fair and balanced.
  • Writing stories.
  • Writing headlines.

Professional membership: I am a member of the Public Relations Association of Uganda ( PRAU)
Board Membership: Board Member of Technology Consults Ltd 2017-2019

Other Consultancies

2015 PRAID Consults Ltd Communication consultant on physical planning contracts
2014 Kiira Motors Cooperation    Ltd Editor: The Birth of Kiira Motors Corporation Ltd.
2014 Goudappel Africa Ltd Communication Consultant on the Non-Motorized Transport Project for Kampala
2011 Memonet Editor: The Media Monitoring report on coverage of 2011 election  
Betty Kyakuwa