Jocelyne Sambira is a UN staff member and writer for Africa Renewal in New York. She previously served in the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan from 2007-2009 as a radio producer. She moved there from Kenya where she had been reporting for the UN humanitarian news agency, IRIN, in the Great Lakes region and Northern Uganda since 2002. Jocelyne began her career as a radio producer in the thick of a civil war in her native Burundi. She holds a Masters in Science in Digital Media from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism (2014).