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Mia Malan

Founding editor-in-chief of the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. Member of the council of the South African National Editors' Forum.

Mia Malan is the founding editor-in-chief of the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. She has over 25 years of journalism and institution-building experience in legacy media and digital native publications, working in newsrooms and at media development organisations in Johannesburg, Nairobi and Washington, DC. Most recently she received the Excellence in Public Health Award at the 4th Bring Her Up: Women of Firsts Awards ceremony hosted by the Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Institute. She is a former Knight International Journalism fellow of the International Centre for Journalists and a Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism fellow at Oxford University. Malan serves on the council of the South African National Editors' Forum.