Dr  Ayub Rioba Chacha

Director-General     Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation


Dr. Ayub Rioba Chacha started his career in 1993 reporting for newspapers.
He then joined the Tanzania School of Journalism as a tutor in 1994 and became Coordinator
of Studies in 1998.

Meanwhile, Dr. Chacha became a columnist for several newspapers and commentating as a political and social analyst for local and international media.

From 2003 to 2007 he hosted a popular weekly current Affairs programme Sema Usikikeon ITV, a local TV station.
Before his appointment as Director-General for TBC in 2016 he was Associate Dean, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Dar es Salaam.

Dr. Chacha holds a PhD and Licentiate in Mass Communication (University of Tampere, Finland - 2012), Masters in Journalism (University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom - 1997) and a B.A in Mass Communication (Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda - 1993).

He has authored, co-authored books, chapters and published papers in professional journals.


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