About Me

Abu-Bakarr Jalloh

Abu-Bakarr Jalloh is currently working part-time as an editor with Deutsche Welle’s English for Africa Service. He is simultaneously studying for a master’s degree in international media at a Deutsche Welle joint degree program with University of Bonn, and Bonn-Rhein-Sieg Applied Science University in Bonn, Germany.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone.

Mr. Jalloh has worked as a video journalist for Associated Press Television News and has produced mini-documentary films that were shown on film festival in Europe and North America.

Along with Racing Horse Production based in New York, he worked as Line Producer for a major documentary film titled “War Don Don” centered on the trial of ex-RUF leader Issa Sesay at the Special Court for Sierra Leone. The film has won a number of awards including two Emmy nominations and a SXSW award for best edited film. War Don Don, a title stemming from the local lingua franca Krio, has been screened in major film festivals around the globe.

In Sierra Leone, Mr. Jalloh reported series of stories for ABC-TV, a private television company in Freetown. He contributed to the publication of Salone Times Newspaper in Freetown and he served as Editor-In-Chief for Aureol Touch magazine, a student semester magazine published by the Mass Communication Department at Fourah Bay College, USL.

A number of his films have appeared on Current Television in the United States and excerpts of his work were screened on “Unreported World” a British Foreign Affairs program on Channel 4 TV and the British Broadcasting Corporation Television BBC-TV.

  1. Juan says:

    The look of your page is as cool as you! Your shooting is simply fantabulous! Go Abu, Go Abu!!

  2. Nice one dude! am loving it! keep up!

  3. Natalia says:

    you can always think about my support whenever you are. good luck, Abu! 🙂

  4. Very good design, but the “About” is more about yourself. What interests me more as reader is what is your blog about, your target group and how often are you going to publish.
    Very stories!!!

  5. Bünni says:

    nice buddy!

  6. Abubakarr Jalloh says:

    Its always a great pride to see a fellow Sierra Leonean contributing to making the world a better in place, especially our Motherland Sierra Leone. Keep it up Mr. Jalloh. I guess the Abubakarr Jalloh’s are unique in their own ways huh.. LOL. Me na u name sake…

  7. shiaka Turay says:

    Very BIGG… Thumps 4 u my bro, great job man..

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