Lloyd Mudiwa is Editor of Irish Medical Times (IMT), Ireland’s foremost medical newspaper; and has previously been a judge in the Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards, for which IMT was a media partner.
He is an awarding-winning journalist with 19 years’ experience, most of which have been as an employed medical writer and editor in Ireland on various issues ranging from health, medical and clinical issues. He has reported on high-level health policy and, topics for audiences from various specialist healthcare professional/scientific researcher-level down to patient-level of complexity. A former Editor of the Amnesty Ireland magazine, Editor of Medicine Weekly and Deputy Editor of Irish Medical News, Lloyd joined IMT as Head of News in 2010.
He has done varied freelance work for the Irish Times, Sunday Business Post, Irish Examiner, Sunday Independent, Magill, The Irish Daily Star, Hospitality Ireland, and international organisations such as Newsday’s Sunday Journal of Policy, Politics and Ideas, the Committee for the Protection of Journalists in New York, and Russian newspaper, The Gazzetta. Lloyd has also been invited to speak on radio and television panels on RTÉ, TV3, Newstalk 106, and Today FM on various topical issues. Prior to coming to Ireland in 2003, he worked for two national daily newspapers in Zimbabwe, starting with the only daily newspaper in the country at the time, The Herald, before becoming a key founding member of The Daily News, then the only independent daily newspaper in the country.
Lloyd was selected as a finalist for the Healthcare Commentator/Journalist of the year 2011 at the Healthcare Innovation Awards, won the Professional Medical Media News Award at the Irish Medical Media Awards in May 2007, and was a finalist for the International Federation of Journalists’ Journalism for Tolerance Prize 2003.
He holds a qualification in journalism and a Masters in Political Communications from Dublin City University.