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With over 28 years of experience in broadcasting and communications, Berry Lwando is a household name in Zambia. Since joining Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) in 1989, his career has transitioned through various news and entertainment institutions, where he has developed his skill set and knowledge in video and audio production as a director and producer.  

Berry is an experienced senior executive in broadcast management  with well rounded  and applied Leadership skills. He combines his expertise  in  broadcasting with the applied knowledge in audio video  productions in both the fiction and none fiction genre.   

Today,  what gives him the most joy is being a part of the growth of a film and broadcast  industry in the Southern African Region, that is posed for advancement and a source of functional economy for people who will embrace it. 

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skills

Director
Producer
Other

education

  • PHD Scholar (enrolled)  – University of Bolton – Title of Research   - Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) switch over in Africa, strategic choices, challenges and current developments – Decision time for Governments and Public Service Broadcasters (PSBs)  
  • MEMOS – Executive Masters Degree in Strategic Planning and Performance Management of Sport. Sports and media rights and media coverage and planning of international sports events.
  • University of ZambiaLusaka, Zambia. 1993 - Award of Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication with a broadcasting emphasis  (audio/visual) with a minor in the English language.

experience

Over the decades Berry has refined his skills and has held many titles from senior executive in broadcast management to communications strategist and writer, though it is his extensive knowledge and experience as a broadcast trainer for mid-career broadcast professionals that makes him the ideal choice to be the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy Director for southern Africa. His role as a communications skills trainer and mentor at the Zambia Institute of Mass Communication (ZAMCOM), which provides short-term media training for practicing media practitioners, has taken him across the English-speaking SADC region.

Berry gained in-depth knowledge of the broadcast production value chain when he served as the Director of Programmes for Zambia’s National Broadcaster and was responsible for strategy and programming across radio and television. Later delving into executive-level broadcast management as  Director of digital migration at ZNBC. He was also integral in introducing Parliament Television – a screening of the National Assembly of Zambia – that was launched in February 2018.

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