Bernard Tabaire is a Kampala-based media and communications consultant and a columnist with the Saturday Monitor. He is also a radio and television commentator on public and current affairs.
He was until October 2008 Managing Editor for Weekend Editions at the Monitor Publications Ltd, where he had previously worked as Sunday Editor, Chief Sub Editor, and Special Projects Writer/Editor.
He also directed the journalism internship programme at Monitor Publications Ltd.
Mr. Tabaire holds an MS in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
He was a 2006/2007 visiting journalist fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.
He has also recently attended a Thomson Reuters Foundation training of trainers course in London.
Mr. Tabaire has taught journalism at Makerere University, and presented several papers on the media and journalism at local and international conferences.
He has consulted on media and communications for UNDP, the Nile Basin Initiative, the Uganda Women Parliamentary Association, Uganda Media Development Foundation, and the World Bank.