The Alkamba Times announces the latest addition to its Editorial team on Wednesday. The outlets Editor in Chief confirmed that Veteran Gambian Journalist and Editor, Mr. Famara Sagnia joined its growing team of journalists as consulting Editor effective Wednesday.
A seasoned Journalist and Top Editor who practiced journalism for more than 40 years, Mr Sagnia was trained in India where he specialized in news agency journalism.
He worked for nearly three decades for the department of Information Services in Banjul, where he served as Director and later became the top executive of The Gambia News Agency, GAMNA.
As Information Director, Mr Sagnia was the publisher and editor of the State-owned newspaper, The Gambia Daily. He is joining TAT from the TRRC where he was a Report Writer/Senior Communication Officer and Proofreader.
Before then, Mr. Sagnia worked for the APA English desk in Dakar Senegal as an editor. He also served as Country Director in The Gambia for ICFJ a US-based organization engaged in journalism education and training worldwide.
Asked how he feels coming onboard, Mr. Sagnia declared: “I’m happy to join the dynamic team at TAT, to contribute to good journalism, enlightenment, and development in the Gambia”.
Reacting to the news, TAT Editor- In- Chief, Mr. Sainey MK Marenah, who previously worked under Mr. Sagnia as a Reporter described Sagnia’s coming as a blessing for TAT.
“With his journalistic experience, I have no doubt Mr. Sagnia will add much need value to TAT. We have lots of respect for his work as a journalist.”