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Rita Chinyoka

Rita Chinyoka

Publisher/CEO, Alpha Media Holdings, Zimbabwe

Rita Chinyoka is a seasoned business executive who brings to Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) over 20 years working experience gained in Zimbabwe and abroad.  As AMH Publisher (CEO), she oversees Zimbabwe’s largest independent newspaper group which prints, markets and distributes four publications on various platforms including print, online and mobile. 

Prior to joining AMH, Rita served in various top management assignments across a number of industries including Transport, Tourism, Retail, Health and Media. Her strength of leadership and tenacity has seen her climb the corporate ladder to hold positions such as Commercial Director, Brand & Marketing Executive, Operations Executive, Training & Development Manager, Human Resources Consultant, and Customer Services Executive.

 As of October 2013, the group has been on blazing path in pursuit of a “mobile first” digital strategy in a bid to align itself with current emerging market trends in the newspaper business. This has resulted in the launching of two cutting edge digital products for the mobile device, i.e. Mobi News and ZimMobi News App. 

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