Mzalendo’s Executive Director, Jessica Musila is Communication Specialist and Policy Analyst with vast experience in the humanitarian and development sectors - the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) among others.

Jessica has been part of's evolution since June 2011 and took over as Executive Director in late 2013. She has a BA in Communication and Community Development from Daystar University and a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from the University of Erfurt, Germany.

Abiud Onyach is Mzalendo's resident blogger and social media manager since February 2016. He is a trained journalist with great interest in politics and governance. He has taught Media Studies in college since 2011 (He still teaches on a part -time basis in Nairobi, Kenya). Worked as a Media Strategist with a Startup in Tanzania, also serving as the Project Manager for a funded Animation Political satire project for over a year. Additionally, he runs a news magazine website (Native East Africa) he founded in 2013 that covers East Africa.