Forgbe Kloh is an enterprising female journalist who recently earned her bachelor degree in Communication and Media Studies specializing in broadcast journalism. Ms. Kloh, who successfully managed to work fulltime as a journalist and at the same time going to school, has been a fellow of New Narratives since 2017, a women-led non-profit organization that builds independent news organizations in the Global South to do accountability journalism.
Successfully balancing school and work, Forgbe wrote several interesting stories for the New Narratives including her groundbreaking story Liberia Drowns in Plastic Pollution that earned her the ‘Environmental Reporter of the Year’ award from the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) . In this investigative piece, she uncovered the effect of plastic pollution on agriculture, aqua life, and on the population.
Other stories done with New Narratives include New Farming Approach is Luring Farmers Out of the Forest and a report on the Gebril Massaquoi’s war crimes trial in Monrovia, among others.
Forgbe, who also has a certificate in journalism from a local journalism training school, began her career at Prime FM as an intern in 2016 where she later became a senior reporter before leaving the institution. She is also passionate about learning and is an alumna of the Young African Leaders Initiative, (YALI RLC) and the Young Political Leadership School (YPLS).
Forgbe is currently seeking enrolment in the law school of the University of Liberia while looking out for international scholarship opportunity to pursue her dream of becoming a communication and journalism professional. She is currently employed as News Editor at Lux FM, the student radio of the University of Liberia used for training the department’s radio journalism students.
Between 2013 and now, three of our alumni have won prestigious awards from the Press Union. This makes us proud!