Celebrated journalist, Joyce Bagala has resigned from her job as the Chief News Editor at Next Media services to participate in elective politics.
Joyce will be contesting on NUP ticket, against NRM’s Judith Nabakooba for Mityana Woman MP. Dalton Espial Kaweesa is the new Chief News Editor, Next Media Services.
She joined NBS TV in 2016 and has been the flagship anchor of Amasengejje, the 7pm Luganda news broadcast. She also worked at Radio One and Akaboozi.
Bagala worked as a news reader in English at Beat FM, Buddu FM and Sanyu FM. She started anchoring Luganda news, at Sanyu FM.
In 2019, Bagala was one of the News managers suspended from work, on the directives of the Uganda Communications Commission for giving coverage to Presidential Hopefiul, and Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine protests.