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Josiane Kijigo

Communication, Rédaction contenus, gestion projets

Moves to Paris

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Location and geographical scope

Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris 12e Arrondissement and 50km around


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Automobile
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Banking & Insurance
+46 autres
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2 - 10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
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Skills (8)

Josiane in a few words

Freelance entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in Communication, as a journalist, in press and media relations, in event planning, in project management, in analyses, prospective, and advocacy. I do have expertise in internal, external, institutional, and event communication. Demonstrated strong skills in writing various content (articles, web content, newsletters, and reports).


UN Radio-Isanganiro Radio

Press & Media

Radio Journalist and Print media

Bujumbura, Burundi

June 2000 - June 2006

Presented news. Made interviews and produced radio reports and magazines. Storytelling. Did a follow up of the social, political, security, human rights and cultural situation. Negotiated, with public and private radio directors, a dissemination plan for the broadcast of additional programs of the UN Radio.
Writing articles Media Communication Translation English-French Presenting news Making interviews

United Nations


Report Editor and Program Management

Bujumbura, Burundi

August 2006 - August 2014

Wrote public and internal reports on human rights, into French and English. Contributed to the 1612 report on children. Focal point of: -the economic, social and cultural rights [ESCR]; -the vulnerable groups; and -the human rights education world program for schools. Analyzed the human rights situation, identifying trends and areas of concern. Collected relevant statistical data, and monitored the press. Reported data and analysis in a wide variety of formats, in both French and English. Liaised with authorities, media and NGO to maintain expert-level understanding of the human rights, security, social and political situation. Regularly updated the human rights section Chief and the Head of mission. Advocated for the improvement of human rights and related policies. Organized awareness activities on human rights.

US Embassy

Press & Media

In charge of media

Bujumbura, Burundi

September 2014 - November 2015

Served as crucial interface between the U.S. Embassy, the public and the media. Identified, analyzed and monitored political developments, trends and emerging issues. Prepared contextual information materials, such as background notes and political profiles. Participated in the senior management weekly discussion meeting to identify and analyze major events in the political, social and security sectors; guided the senior management through analyses and trends. Updated the PAO and Executive Office on breaking news. Prepared frequent summaries and analytical reports on the media and political situation; identified challenges and contributed to identifying potential solutions and proposed ideas to ameliorate problems and challenges. Planned and coordinated interviews, press conferences, signing ceremonies, and other events that required media coverage. Maintained the embassy’s Facebook page and external website, and translate speeches and press releases.
Media Communication Social media Writing Monitoring Event planning Analyses

Organisation internationale de la francophonie

Logistics & Supply Chain

Administrative and logistical follow up of programs

September 2016 - September 2018

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