Loka John sits down on a blue plastic chair in the Singaita 88.3 FM newsroom. The 23-year-old sets his notebook on the table in front of him and flips it open to an empty page. He scrawls a few notes with his pen.
The news meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. John pitches his story idea to the four other reporters, news manager, and journalism trainer.
“I attended a meeting yesterday led by the governor and deputy governor over the conflict near my boma [village] in Budi County,” John said.