The David Astor Journalism Awards Trust

Gloria Nakajubi

Photograph of Gloria Nakajubi

Gloria is a features writer with The New Vision, Uganda's largest circulation English daily newspaper.

While she writes across a range of issues, she is particularly interested in education, health and womenís empowerment.

From a humble background and driven by passion, she is a newsroom-taught journalist who believes the best way to tell a good story is to live it.

She started as a freelance correspondent with The New Vision in early 2012 and joined the full-time staff a little over a year later.

For her 2015 David Astor Award programme, she spent three months working at The Independent in London and the Mail & Guardian in Johannesburg.

She holds a Bachelorís degree in Human Resource Management from Makerere University Business School.  She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in International Development at University College Dublin as an Irish Aid scholar.

Journalism, she believes, is a calling and not just an occupation.  She daily looks forward to growing into a deeply grounded, seasoned journalist who will give African stories a new, objective and unvarnished perspective.

When not in the newsroom or chasing the next story in the field, she enjoys going out with her young son and reading an interesting book.

Twitter:  @glorianakajubi