Elvis Gbanabom Hallowell
Founder and Executive Director
Save Heritage and Rehabilitate the Environment (SHARE)
Elvis Gbanabom Hallowell is a Sierra Leonean with some 20 years experience in the media. He currently serves as his country's first Director-General of Africa's second public broadcaster, The Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC). He is a writer, poet, musician, activist, lecturer and political commentator. Author of Drumbeats of War (poems), My Immigrant Blood (poems), The Lust of Cain (stories) and the forthcoming new and collected poems from Karantha Publishers, Manscape in the Sierra, he has led NGOs, social movements, activist organizations and human rights groups such as Journalists for Human Rights (Sierra Leone). He is well known throughout Sierra Leone and comes from a long line of teachers and commentators. Hallowell has taught hundreds of students at universities and colleges in Sierra Leone and the United States and continues to give public lectures on leadership, development and the media in Sierra Leone.