The Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) is a nongovernmental organisation established in 1995 with financial assistance from the European Union (EU) in order to improve the quality of journalism in Malawi. This is done by promoting media independence and professionalism.
The MIJ aims at achieving its goals by providing non-residential certificate and diploma courses to both practising and aspiring journalists. Its operations are overseen by a board of trustees comprising of veteran media practitioners, trainers and managers chaired by the Principal of the Malawi Polytechnic a Constituent College of the University of Malawi.
The Malawi Institute of Journalism (M I J) established MIJ FM Radio in the year 2000 to'be part of its Journalism training infrastructure. The radio Studios (3 - Production, Voice and On-Air Studio) were realized by way of a funded project financed by the Danish Embassy in Malawi. The project complete with one Transmitter in Blantyre was commissioned on 25th.May 2001 as MIJ 90.3 FM.
MIJ FM is run by well experienced journalists and other graduates. Its Motto is “Za ife amakamba ndi anthu”.