In the past decades, the position of Public Relations Officer (PRO) or manager was a monopoly of aging people, mostly those aged 45 and above.
However, of recent, a generation of youthful and vibrant Public Relations Officer is taking over the mantle from the old guard, thereby breathing life into the profession.
Currently, there are several youthful Public Relations officers pushing powerful brands, with many of them working for the private sector, while others work for government agencies and others for Nongovernmental Organisations (NGOs).
We appreciate the fact that the list is very long but today we unveil the first batch and promise to bring you more.
He is first-degree connectionist, currently holding the position of Communication and Public Relations Manager at Capital Markets Authority.
He is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, deeply involved in Public Relations and Marketing Communications Media Relations
This lady is 2nd-degree connectionist and Head Of Corporate Affairs at Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC), executing her duties diligently. Sarah Birungi Banage is a Mass Communication Specialist with over 15 years of operational and managerial experience in the field of journalism, strategic communication, public relations, brand and quality management.
He is 2nd-degree connectionist and Public Relations Manager at National Water and Sewerage Corporation. (NWSC). He is an expert in Public Relations, Image Management, Media Management, Stakeholder Engagement, and Customer Care, among others.
With vast experience in Public Relations Management, Odomel, a 2nd-degree connectionist, is the Public Relations Manager at Uganda National Chamber of Commerce.
After working for several years and mastering the art of Public Relations, Olupot, a 2nd-degree connectionist, is the PR Manager at Record TV Uganda. He formerly worked with Standard Bank Group in the same position.
Due to his exquisite skills at networking and pitching for business, Kunga, who is a 2nd degree connectionist, is the Public Relations Manager at Homebet Uganda Ltd.
This amazing lady is a 2nd-degree connectionist who is the Public Relations Manager at the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation.
Friends say she is a workaholic because Makyeli never rests until she has accomplished her assignments. She is a 2nd degree connectionist and Public Relations & Digital Media Executive at brainchild Burson-Marsteller.
She is a 2nd-degree connectionist holding the position of Content Development & Public Relations Media Manager at TBWA\Uganda.
Gloria Elizabeth Sebikari
God blessed her with excellent marketing and public relations skills that have turned her into a 2nd-degree connectionist. Sebikari is Manager, Corporate Affairs and Public Relations at Petroleum Authority of Uganda. She is a dynamic professional pursuing a career in Communication and Social Responsibility, focusing on sustainability, public relations and corporate affairs, stakeholder management, media relations, community engagement, and information management.
Ahereza Blessing Kyshe
A communicator by birth, Ahereza is 2nd-degree connectionist serving as Public Relations and Marketing Manager at DVI UGANDA.
Simon Peter Odoki
Odoki is a 2nd degree connectionist who holds the position of Public Relations Manager at Makerere University Business School
She is popular in the Public Relations fraternity after serving in the field for several years. Nantaba is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager at the Insurance Institute of Uganda. She is a Public Relations and Communications Professional, an experienced writer, specializing in PR and Corporate.
He is a 2nd-degree connectionist and Public Relations Manager at Mineral Oil Company Limited.
With admirable marketing skills acquired over the years, Namubiru is armed enough to be a 2nd-degree connectionist, who is the Public Relations Manager at Capital One Group.
She is a 2nd-degree connectionist serving as Public Relations Manager at BPL, Uganda.
A youthful marketer and branding enthusiast, Semakula is a 2nd-degree connectionist, working as Content Manager at Pison Public Relations.