Denis Jjuuko is a former United Nations media consultant who holds a Master of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies of Rhodes University, South Africa as well as a Bachelor of Mass Communication from Makerere University. Denis’ papers on media and communications have been published by Rhodes University and other international journals.
Denis Jjuuko has worked as a communication consultant/specialist for several international organizations such as World Health Organisation where he designed a Health Education and Promotion Strategy for the Ministry of Health of South Sudan and International Labour Organisation (ILO) where he trained journalists across the country. Denis has consulted for the US Centres for Disease Control (CDC), Uganda Cares, World Bank, German Technical Cooperation (now GIZ), Greenpeace, Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Hospital Foundation, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, KCB Bank, Blue Finance, Rhodes, USAID, and DFID among others. Denis has also worked for government ministries such as the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uganda and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherlands. He has also worked on several projects in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Libya.
Denis is a founder member of the Nepad African Journalism Network, a journalism lecturer and trainer. He is a Rotarian.