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John O. Kollie is the Founder and Executive Director, of LMDI- Liberia
Media Initiative for Democratic Initiatives. He has been the Executive
Director of LMDI since its establishment.
Mr. Kollie is a Liberian journalist with more than 22 years hands on
experience in media work. He has received nationwide and international
recognition for his dedicated service to the media from the Press Union of
Liberia-PUL and the prestigious National Endowment for Democracy-NED
Fellowship from the International Forum for Democratic Studies in
Washington D.C. in 2006.
John has worked for several international media organizations such as:
Radio France International (RFI) as one of its senior English
correspondents in West Africa, BBC World Service Trust (WST) as one of the team of eight reporters from
Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea covering the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor at the UN
backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Hague. John has also been engaged with the Washington
based "Search for Common Ground", supervising media activities of the organization’s multi media Liberian
project called the Talking Drum Studio based in Monrovia. At the TDS in Liberia, he produced and presented
two key popular Talk shows: ONE STEP BEYOND and POLICY ISSUES. He was the lead moderator of the
2005 Presidential and Legislative town hall debates sponsored by the E.C. Bilateral and Carter Center. He
works for the U.S. based accountability group, Global Integrity (GI). and corresponds for Radio Netherlands.
John is an astute radio and TV program producer and presenter. Presently, he is the producer and presenter
of the LMDI’S DIALOGUE, an Outdoor Interactive Policy Dialogue Forum for Radio and TV. Under his
leadership, LMDI is making rapid progress and is implementing several development oriented projects in
partnership with foreign and local groups.
John O. Kollie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Communication with many certificates in
journalism and media in peace building from institutions in West Africa and beyond.
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