M.F.A. - Flim and Electronic Media; American University
B.A. - Sociology; University of Liberia
Welma Campbell Mashinini Redd, a filmmaker and broadcaster, has taught at Morgan State University since 2006.
She produced programs and anchored the news at the Liberian Broadcasting System (LBS) in the 1990s. Redd headed the Mano River Union information unit, promoting economic programs jointly implemented by its three member states: Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
Redd received Morgan’s African Heritage Award in 2010 for her documentary, Botswana: An African Jewel, which was the centerpiece of that year’s Trans Africa Day Convocation.
Redd produces the bi-weekly program, The African World, which telecasts on MHz Networks throughout the Washington DC Metro Area. Her team creatively fashions documentaries, interviews and features, accruing a distinguished body of works, which include:
- Botswana: An African Jewel
- African Country Profiles (screened during Africa Day 2012 for the African Diplomatic Corps in Washington, DC)
- Botswana President Ian Khama (television interview, 2011)
- Invest in Africa: A Win-Win Proposition (screened Africa Day 2011)
- Help Lift Liberia: The Liberian Diaspora
- Agnes Nebo Von Ballmoos: A Chorus of One (about an African Ethnomusicologist)
- So, Why Does the Chorus? (about the University of Liberia Alumni Chorus Charity Concerts)
- Spirituality: Beyond Religion