Prof
Abiodun Salawu
Job Title: 
Director: Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA) and Professor in Communication Studies
Telephone: 
+27 18 389 2238
Physical Address: 
Room A217, ADC Building
Campus: 
Mafikeng
Qualifications: 
PhD, MSc, PGD, BA(Hons)
Expertise: 
Journalism, Communication and Media Studies
Background: 

Abiodun Salawu is Professor of Journalism, Communication and Media Studies and Director of the research entity, Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA). He has taught and researched journalism for over two decades in Nigeria and South Africa. Prior to his academic career, he practiced journalism in a number of print media organisations in Nigeria. He has to his credit, scores of scholarly publications in academic journals and books. He has also edited three books and authored one. He is a regular presenter of papers at local and international conferences. He is a co-vice chair of the journalism section of IAMCR and a member of editorial/advisory boards of a number of journals. He is rated by the NRF as an established researcher and he is a member of the Codesria’s College of Senior Academic Mentors.