Mugibson Mugisha Patrick is a freelance digital influencer/ marketer and blogger. He is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Marketing at Makerere University Business school. He previously attended Bishop Cypriano Kihangire SS where he served as Information Prefect, and contributed a couple of articles for the school magazine and at school assemblies between 2014 -2015.
Entertainment, arts and culture chose Mugibson at an early age, and his love for the industry bundled with his passion for writing and journalism birthed his desire to put out publications about entertainment and happenings in his home country Uganda, and selected international content, for cross boarder readers.
The Journey Online
Mugibson started his online writing by putting out his first blog in 2014, using Google’s ‘Blogger’ where he occasionally rolled out a few stories. He however gave it a break to focus on his studies, till early 2019 when he revived his blogging spirit and opened up a new blog; this time with Word Press (mugibson.wordpres.com). He in the meantime briefly served as a contributor to UG Kati, a news site.
The Social Media Conference he attended that very year also catapulted the spirits to get more aggressive about blogging and digital publishing.
The event was attended by several journalists, social media influencers, bloggers, among other dignitaries who shared knowledge on how to get started and thrive in these digital spaces, more so in line of storytelling, and authenticity.
After participating in the Social Media conference at The Mackinnon Suites Kampala, Mugibson would take time and do additional research on how to go big on this blogging thing, including consulting those who had been in the game for a while, hence creating an account on Medium, another great platform, more so for creators, writers to be particular.
While still operating his personal blog, his works caught the attention of many and in December 2019, he joined www.thebrinknews.com as a Content Editor. In February, 2020 he launched his fast growing and syndicated blog, www.mugibson.com.
Today, the blog is getting attention and positioning self in providing entertainment and lifestyle news not only in Uganda but also across Africa. Mugibson has been a contributor on several platforms including UG Kati, and some of his works shared widely & credited on other sites too including Nispage, & Ghana’s Squidmag.
Through his work, Mugibson has interacted with personalities including Lamu, A Pass, J- Wats, among others. He has also been interviewed by Crystal Newman on the RX Radio Podcast, and profiled by MTN Pulse.
Mugibson was nominated in the inaugural Pulse Influencer Awards in the “Blogger Influencer of the Year” category. He also continues to be cited by the online community and social media critics as one to watch when it comes to blogging in the line of entertainment, lifestyle and lifestyle for the passion he puts in his craft, attention to detail, and mostly – the consistency.