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Hopewell Chin’ono

Hopewell Chin’ono is a documentary film maker and international journalist. He was the ITV News Africa Field Producer and The New York Times ZIMBABWE foreign correspondent. Chin’ono trained as a journalist at the Zimbabwean Institute of Mass Communications before getting his first post graduate Master of Arts degree in International Journalist from City University’s Journalism school in London, England. After graduating from City University he worked with the BBC World Service as a freelance radio producer. In 2003 he returned to his native Zimbabwe to work for the BBC as a freelance correspondent. He won a British Government Chevening scholarship in 2006 to read film at Brunel University, where he obtained a Master of Arts degree in Documentary Practice in 2007.