I am Noel Kokou Tadégnon, Togolese multimedia journalist. I am a journalist for 15 years.
I learnt the profession on the heap with at the beginning of collaborations with organs of the print media and especially radio. But very fast, I realized that I felt at ease in almost all the media sectors. What urged me to make besides the radio, the broadcast production and the photography of press. Having worked for several radios, I am at present the correspondent of WREN MEDIA in Togo, Reuters Television, Deutsche Welle, IPS and APANEWS agencies. I collaborate so often with agencies photos and newspapers as Reuters photo, Panapress, Apaphoto, Galbe. Very comfortable in the radio, television, photographic and written productions, I am used by the multimedia cover of big events. I worked with a team of the Panos West Africa Institute on the World Summit of the information society in Tunis in 2005. The experience was republished to Saly in Senegal during a workshop on the optical fibre SAT3; recently in the world social Forum of Nairobi in Kenya and Web2forDev conference in Roma in september 2007 . Besides my experience on the journalistic plan, I have a big control of the ICT. And so I created and I manage since 2000 the portal of the Togolese press http://www.mediatogo.info, a project supported by the Panos West Africa Institute. My web site http://www.mediatogo.info win the « Highway Africa Digital Journalism Award 2008 » in South Africa. I was in Italia to cover in september 2007 the « Web2for Dev » conference.
I was in Egyt to cover the African Nation Cup 2006 and in Germany to cover the World Cup 2006 as free lance. Between 2007 and 2008, I travelled to many country as Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Uganda, Italia…
Between October and November 2008, I was in USA to cover the presidential campaign and the election.
In December, I cover the International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa in Dakar, Senegal.
june 2009 I have been in Bonn, Germany for Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2009 and in October 2009 I had one month trip in Europe to cover first, seminar about media and agriculture in Bruxelles and shot stories in France and Germany.
Mes oeuvres ont été publiés par plusieurs médias