2012 Academic Award winner in the Zimbabwean Achievers Awards. Dr Winston Mano has been Director of the Africa Media Centre at the University of Westminster since 2009. He is also a Reader in Media and Communications and Course Leader of the MA in Media and Development. Mano edited Racism, Ethnicity and the Media in Africa (2014) and has other forthcoming publications. His publications include chapters in Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa(2012), Radio in Africa Publics, Cultures, Communities (2011), Zimbabwe’s New Diaspora: Displacement and The Cultural Politics of Survival (2010) and Internationalizing Media Studies (2009). He is the Principal Editor of the Journal of African Media Studies published by Intellect Ltd and has published in journals that include Media, Culture & Society, The Radio Journal, Southern Review, Critical Arts, Communicare and the Global Media and Communication Journal. Mano’s research interests include Democracy and the Media; China- Africa Media; Audiences; Media and Development in Africa. He teaches Communication Policy and Development, Media Audiences, Audience Studies and supervises MA and PhD students. Mano has helped establish the CAMRI Africa Media Series of annual conferences at the University of Westminster. Mano joined the University of Westminster’s Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) in 2000 from the University of Zimbabwe where he was a Lecturer in the Dept of English and Media Studies. He studied in Zimbabwe, Norway and Britain.