Collins Mtika is a seasoned and award-winning Malawian journalist with over 16 years of hands-on experience. He is one of the founders of the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Malawi (CIJM).
Mtika has worked as bureau chief for the Northern Province for Malawi's biggest newspaper group, Times Media Group, which publishes The Daily Times, Sunday Times, Malawi News and the defunct The weekend Times. He has also worked for the tri-weekly publication The Guardian as a chief reporter, and Northern Life Magazine as executive editor.
Collins also served as correspondent for Inter-Press Services (IPS AFRICA), Africa in Fact Magazine, the Mail & Guardian and The Star newspapers, and has written for Malawi’s popular online publication Nyasatimes.com.
Collins is well-known for his hard-hitting investigative reporting.