Emory & Henry senior Samuel Mungai pursues international broadcasting career

Posted by Allison Galloway
Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world.

After Samuel Mungai graduates in May 2020 with a degree in Mass Communications and French Cultural Studies, he will be attending graduate school at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom to pursue a masters degree in International Journalism.

“From my four year experience at the radio station which blasted me into my dream internship in the United Nations in Geneva; to the coordinated study abroad experience in France which solidified my love and interest for the European broadcasting sector; Emory & Henry prepared me for it all,” says Mungai. 

While at Emory & Henry, Mungai was an Ampersand Ambassador and French supplemental instructor. He was also involved with EHC-TV and WEHC 90.7FM. 

“Working under the leadership of station manager Richard Graves was an experience I will never forget for the rest of my life,” says Mungai. “Every time I went into the radio station, he and the other radio staff moulded me into the broadcaster I am today.”

Mungai also had the opportunity to study abroad at the University of Picardy Jules Verne in Amiens, France, where Dr. Celeste Gaia challenged him to look at internationalism from a completely different horizon, which he says in the end, made his six-month experience absolutely phenomenal.     

“The faculty members at E&H are the crème de la crème of my entire experience,” says Mungai. “My advisors Madame Zhang and Dr. Finney have challenged me beyond what I thought were my own capabilities.”

After earning his masters degree, Mungai plans to return back to his home country of Switzerland to pursue a career in broadcasting.

“Emory & Henry has given me the vital tools I need to pursue my career in the field of international broadcasting,” says Mungai. “Emory & Henry is truly the college that changed my life.”

  • Samuel Mungai
Emory & Henry has given me the vital tools I need to pursue my career in the field of international broadcasting. Emory & Henry is truly the college that changed my life.
- Samuel Mungai

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