Charles Wendo


Charles Wendo is a science journalist, media trainer, and veterinary doctor. He has worked with CABI since November 2017 as training coordinator for SciDev.Net. His role involves training journalists on how to report about science in the media. He does this by organizing online and face-to-face training and supporting universities in Africa to embed science journalism in their undergraduate curricula.

Prior to joining CABI he worked with the New Vision newspaper in Uganda for over 16 years as a science writer, science editor, Saturday Vision editor and Sunday Vision editor. He also worked with the Infectious Diseases Institute of Makerere University in Uganda as a communication specialist for over two years.

Author's Books

Science Communication Skills for Journalists

A Resource Book for Universities in Africa

Edited by Charles Wendo