Nam Kiwanuka

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Namugenyi "Nam" Kiwanuka is a Ugandan-Canadian television personality and journalist.

Kiwanuka came to Canada with her family in 1983, following the Ugandan Civil War.[1] She was given the Christian name Mary, which she used while attending the journalism program at Ryerson University in Toronto in the mid-1990s. She was a VJ for MuchMusic from 1999 to 2003[2] and later hosted basketball and football programming on Rogers Sportsnet that included the weekly NBA XL program.[3] She is currently a reporter and substitute anchor on TVOntario's newsmagazine series The Agenda.[4] Kiwanuka has volunteered overseas for War Child Canada, Journalists for Human Rights and the Canadian Red Cross.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kiwanuka, Nam (February 26, 2016). "Black identity and the skin I'm in". TVO.org.
  2. ^ "Call goes out to all VJ wannabes ; Video station MuchMusic holding country-wide auditions". Toronto Star, November 10, 1999.
  3. ^ "Analysts will be pressed hard to give oomph to NHL draft show". The Globe and Mail, June 25, 2004.
  4. ^ "TVO Welcomes Nam Kiwanuka To The Agenda". Canada NewsWire, February 16, 2016.
  5. ^ Getachew, Samuel (April 10, 2013). "This Former MuchMusic VJ Is Making an Impact". HuffPost.

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