Mac-Jordan Degadjor

Mac-Jordan Degadjor

Mac-Jordan Degadjor is a Ghanaian blogger and the co-founder of New Africa Media, a digital media company that focuses on promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa. As the communication director of BloggingGhana, he helped orchestrate online coverage of the 2012 Ghanaian presidential elections. He is also a contributor to Global Voices Online, where he works to aggregate citizen media content from the sub-Saharan region in Africa. As part of his efforts to increase online connectivity, Degadjor organizes BarCamps, a series of workshops that teach Ghanaians how to use the internet. Degadjor was a 2011 Knight Digital Media Fellow at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and was selected by the U.S. State Department as the first Ghanaian Internet Freedom Fellow in 2013.