Introducing our new Managing Editor and User Experience Designer

We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Garang Abraham Malaak and Antony Maingi. Garang and Antony have joined #defyhatenow as the organization’s 211Check Managing Editor and User Experience Designer respectively.

Meet Garang

Garang Abraham Malaak is a South Sudanese multimedia journalist and communications expert. He is an experienced field reporter and international correspondent with reputable media organizations such as the United States’ Zenger News agency and Nation Media Group (Kenya). Garang also has over six years of experience working for several independent media institutions such as Eye Radio in South Sudan. His expertise is in writing for both radio and online platforms, as well as public relations services. Garang has additionally served as South Sudan’s Lead Researcher with prominent firms such as Excel Security Solutions (Switzerland). He also consults as a project proposal writer and trainer for various media, humanitarian and developmental organizations. Garang has recently joined #Defyhatenow to spearhead our innovative new platform, 211Check, as the Managing Editor. Garang holds a Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Meet Antony

Antony Maingi is a User Experience (UX) Designer at DEFYHATENOW. He also serves as a Creative Director at Baruch Press. He specializes in photography, videography, and design. Antony has 7 years of experience working in digital and print media and has served several companies and institutions both in the formal and informal sectors. Antony uses his positive attitude and energy to solve user and design problems for clients leaving a positive social impact on the organization and people’s lives. During his free time, Antony is constantly creating and learning. He, as well, loves spending time with his two beautiful daughters, colouring and drawing cartoons.