With the objective of promoting legal awareness in the country and cognizant of the
effectiveness of the electronic media in reaching high number of audiences, Amicus
Media Promotion and Communication (AMPAC) in collaboration with Ethiopian
Broadcasting Agency (EBA) formerly known as ETV launched a TV show focusing on
different legal issues including rights of children, women and human rights in general.
This program which is known as CHILOT has been on the air since October 2011 and
every Tuesday night and Friday morning is on the air. Initially, the program was
transmitted only in Amharic but since 2013 we have started the same program in
collaboration with Amhara mass media / Amhara TV / and in OROMIFA language in
collaboration with the OROMIA TV.
With the objective of promoting legal awareness in the country and cognizant of the
effectiveness of the electronic media in reaching high number of audiences, Amicus
Media Promotion and Communication (AMPAC) in collaboration with Ethiopian
Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) formerly known as ETV launched a TV show focusing
on different legal issues including rights of children, women and human rights in
general. This program which is known as Chilot has been on the air since October 2011
and every Tuesday night is on the air.
In addition to the TV program, we have started a radio program partnering with Abay
FM since September 2016. The program is transmitted every Tuesday afternoon from 3

to 4 PM, and managed to create a reasonable audience. It is focusing on a range of
legal and human rights issues.
Since October 2011, the organization transmitted more than 450 TV drama /programs/
and became one of the phenomenal programs of ETV both in terms of educational
value and attracting mass audiences. It is plying important role in impacting the role of
the electronic media which is highly dominated by entertainment programs such as
sport and music.
In addition to the above mentioned programs, the company has carried out short term
media related assignments such as spots and documentary films production for different
organizations. Recently, the company has successfully recorded 45 universities
students’ debate competitions which has direct relevancy to the tasks at hand. The
competitions were held in various universities such as Dila University, Hawasa
University, Wolaita University, Debre Birhan University, Addis Ababa University (School
of Journalism and School of Law and Governance), Civil Service University, Jima
University, Dire Dawa University and Dessie University.
1.2 Human capacity;
The company has all the required professional staff and equipment which put it in a
better position to assume multi and complex tasks. It has sufficient and dedicated
professional staff. Currently it has 10 permanent staff and more than 20 casual staff
who can be called any time depending on the size and nature of assignments at hand.
Concerning their professional composition, the key staff includes General Manager,
Deputy Manager, Director, Editor, Script Writer, Legal Advisor, Video Man, Assistant
Video Man, Light Coordinator and Secretary.
1.3 Major achievements
As mentioned above our CHILOT Program has been on the air since and we are among
few media companies whose program managed to stay for such long period of time.
The program not only has a large number of audiences both in the country and abroad
but also has been playing important role in popularizing Ethiopian laws and raising
public awareness. The reception and feedback we’ve been getting from the public and
our clients reflect how much the program is boosting the image of the court system

while also encouraging public reliance in the judiciary to promote government
accountability and rule of law.