Charlotte K. Ntulume holds a Master of Science in Media and Communication from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Bachelor of Mass Communication from Makerere University.
She has taught in the Department of Journalism and Communication since 1999, breaking off for two years (2008-2010) when she temporarily relocated to Nairobi, Kenya.
Charlotte has taught on the Department’s various programmes: Bachelors, Masters, and postgraduate diplomas (Mass Communication; Environmental Journalism and Communication [covering the East African region]; and Investigative Journalism). She was the coordinator of the DANIDA-funded annual Uganda Investigative Journalism Awards, administered by the Department and the East African Media Institute (EAMI).
Charlotte has taught: writing skills (news reporting and writing; investigative and interpretative reporting; writing for communication; specialised writing; and public affairs reporting), editing skills, mass communication research methods and public information programmes.
Outside academics, Charlotte works with The Observer, a tri-weekly independent newspaper in Uganda, as News Editor. She has previously worked with The Monitor Publications Ltd., publishers of Daily and Sunday Monitor, as Deputy News Editor, Features Editor and as Sub-Editor; and with the former Crusader (which has since closed) where she cut her journalism teeth as a reporter and writer.
Charlotte had a stint in the United Nations (UNDP and OCHA), as a communication specialist in the areas of humanitarian coordination and crisis prevention and recovery. She has undertaken various consultancy assignments with several national and international organizations, including: UNDP, ILO, GEF/UNEP, the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) in The Hague, Netherlands, USAID, the Uganda Management Institute (UMI), the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and former Kampala City Council (KCC).