Tido Mhando


CEO | Azam Media

Tido Mhando is currently the chief executive officer of Azam Media Group in Tanzania and is a Tanzanian professional media executive with 48 years of broadcasting experience. Prior to joining the BBC, he worked with the Voice of Kenya (VoK) based in Nairobi and Radio Tanzania Dar es Salaam (RTD). Tido Mhando then joined the BBC in London and work for 17 years as the Head of BBC Swahili Service. Returning to Tanzania, he was appointed as the director general of the public broadcaster, Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation from 2007 to 2010. Tido Mhando moved to the largest print media company in Tanzania, Mwananchi Corporation Limited as the managing director from 2011 to 2014. Presently, he is the CEO of Azam Media Group AML which was launched in December 2013 in Dar Es Salaam on a DTH platform. Azam TV is a Pay TV service, providing quality local entertainment and informative channels bundled with favorite international channels