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Dr MARY MYERS

Dr Mary Myers is a UK-based consultant specialising in communication and media for development. She is available for short-term assignments.
Mary provides a range of support to the media-development sector, specialising in radio in Africa, freedom of expression and media for good governance, ICTs and behaviour-change communications. She does evaluation studies, reviews, feasibility studies, training and facilitation, research, mentoring, writing and editing. She also occasionally publishes in academic journals and is available as a visiting speaker. Mary is fluent in French.

Biography

I am a British freelance consultant specialising in communications in the developing world. My core interest is radio for development in Africa. I have the following skills and qualifications: fluent French speaker (MA, Oxford University, 1986), facilitation skills, researching, gender issues, writing and editing, digital audio editing, live radio presenting. I have more than 20 years' experience of field-work in Africa and extensive experience in qualitative monitoring and evaluation and a doctorate in development communications (PhD, Reading University, 2014).

Clients

CURRENT AND PAST CLIENTS INCLUDE:

BBC Media Action
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Carleton University
CIMA (Center for International Media Assistance)
DFID (UK AID)
Fondation Hirondelle
France Expertise Internationale
Free Press Unlimited
iMedia
Internews
ITAD
Life and Peace Institute
M&C Saatchi
SDC (Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation)
Search for Common Ground
Social Development Direct
UNICEF
World Bank

Contact

marysophiamyers@gmail.com