Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra
Timothy Quashigah is a senior lecturer and Head of Broadcast Journalism Department at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra, where he teaches Broadcast Journalism, Feature Writing, and Advanced Reporting. He also doubles as a broadcast journalist, having had more than twenty years’ experience as a practitioner in both radio and television – production and presentation. Tim has had considerable local and international exposure in the field of broadcasting. Passionate about professional standards and proficiency, Tim was, until the last decade, the Head of Training at the national broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, where he wasinvolved in the planning, management, execution and co-ordination of training projects and programmes with international corporations such as DW, RFI and the BBC. A product of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Cardiff University, (UK) and the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Tim previously served as research intern with the African Security Dialogue and Research, a think-tank which offers security sector, governance, management, lobbying and advocacy services. Driven by concern for the development of society, he has written extensively on social issues, many of which were broadcast on radio. Tim holds MA, and M.Phil degrees from Cardiff University and University of Professional Studies, Accra respectively. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology, University of Ghana, Legon.