About Us

Who We Are


We are a Malawian media business priding ourselves in offering a diverse portfolio of media services and products to a wide range of clients. The company comprises a team of media savvy and prolific marketing professionals that provides client-oriented and satisfying services.

Our areas of documented expertise include; Research and Strategic Planning, Creative Design, Media Planning and Buying, Public Relations, Experiential and Consumer Engagement, Digital and Social Media Marketing, Media Monitoring and Competitive Analysis

The AwardsOur work has been rewarded with...


...enviously top notch performance, excellency at all level as well as unmatched customer satisfaction. No wonder we are headliners at clinching national awards.

Now three years running, we have snatched the Advertising agency of the Year (2016), Commercial of the Year 2017 (Print), Commercial of the Year 2017 (Electronic) and the Advertising agency of the Year (2018). Yes, and what’s incredible more, our in-house staff are award winners in various categories.

FREEBORN SIBANDE

MANAGING DIRECTOR


Freeborn is a pioneering marketing and media agency leader in Malawi. His track record stretches back to the famous Unilever marketing days. And since entering the advertising agency scene starting at Ogilvy Malawi (Top Ad Malawi), and later the ZK Advertising International/TBWA affiliation, he has never looked back.

From 2006, Freeborn has led FD Communications to an industry-leading and award-winning position in brand communications, creative and strategy. He loves to mentor the young ones in the agency, and is always ready to get his hands dirty on the work when called to.

FRANK PHIRI DIRECTOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS & NEW MEDIA


Frank leads a dynamic team of story tellers and guardians of corporate reputation. The team breathes life into stories that matter to people, causes and brands. He is passionate about creating relevance for clients across multiple news platforms.

The PR team that he leads at FD Communications is well-connected to key contacts within media and leadership in Malawi and Southern Africa. Frank also draws on his lessons as an award-winning business journalist with leading local and international news outlets.

CHIFUNDO SCOTTDIRECTOR, MEDIA & CLIENT SERVICES


Chifundo has deep understanding of multiple media channels in Malawi and the African sub region. He leads a team that has solid partnerships with various media channels and formats to meet client needs.

Chifundo is an out-of-box thinker and innovator. He likes to take brand challenges head on. He leads the client and media service function for clients in telecoms, banking, risk management and manufacturing.

DEGUZMAN KAMINJOLODIRECTOR, CREATIVE & PRODUCTION


Deguz is considered the Godfather of creative design in Malawi. As one of the forerunners in the industry, his creative career spans Malawi’s leading newspaper publishers, media production houses and the advertising agency space.

At FD Communications, he has birthed brands and nourished them to market success. Deguz now proudly leads a serial award-winning creative team and in charge of overall creative strategy in telecoms, banking and manufacturing,