Samm Farai Monro AKA Comrade Fatso

Creative Director, Magamba TV

(Video of Monro’s presentation at ISOJ2018 is below bio, along with article from ISOJ team)

Samm Farai MonroTwitter: @comradefatsooo
Samm Farai Monro AKA Comrade Fatso is Zimbabwe’s trailblazing political satirist, a leading activist for freedom of expression and a media disruptor. Comrade Fatso is founder of Magamba Network, one of Zimbabwe’s most dynamic organizations working on the cutting edge of culture, media, activism and innovation. As a satirist he is the co-creator of the internationally acclaimed Zambezi News satire show and the weekly political news show The Week. Comrade Fatso’s satirical work has been highlighted and featured on CNN, BBC, Channel 4 (UK) and The Guardian to name a few. Through his groundbreaking comedy and activism Comrade Fatso has reached millions across Zimbabwe and beyond.

Monro was a presenter on the panel GLOBAL ROUNDUP: How news organizations are using satire online around the world at ISOJ 2018 on Saturday, April 14 @ 11:15 a.m.

Read the story covering Monro’s panel here.