Founder and Executive Director, Indonesian Association for Media Development (Perhimpunan Pengembangan Media Nusantara)
Eni Mulia is the founder and executive director of the Indonesian Association for Media Development (Perhimpunan Pengembangan Media Nusantara, PPMN). She has headed this non-profit organization since its creation in 2006, prior to which she worked as an award winning radio journalist and editor for over seven years. Her radio news feature as a reporter for KBR Indonesia’s independent radio news agency, about Indonesia’s first election after the fall of the authoritarian regime, won a Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Award in 1999. Her leadership skills and professionalism have enabled PPMN to grow rapidly from an untested non-profit into one of the country’s most productive media development organizations. It has provided training to more than 2,000 media professionals in Indonesia and other countries in the region. Under her leadership, the PPMN is pioneering and leading the Asia Calling Network. Founded in 2010, it consists of a number of independent media organizations in South and South East Asia. Eni's work has facilitated knowledge and experience sharing and collaboration amongst its regional members. In September 2015, together with a group of Indonesian investigative journalists, and supported by media and CSO friends and colleagues, she launched Indonesia’s first network for investigative journalism, JARING. PPMN was one of the initiators of IndonesiaLeaks, a whistle-blowing platform launched in December 2017 together with the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) and the Tempo Institute.