Executive Producer, Scriptwriter, and an Actor

 Mesfin Getachew is one of the well-known script writers in Ethiopia and has written many scripts for Radio, Television, Film, and Theater. He had participated as one of the lead script writer in the population Media Center (PMC) research based entertainment-education radio serial dramas entitles YekenKignt (Tune of the Day), Menta menged ( the cross road),Maleda, Seberat (Broken), Mieraf,Yezemen Chigngoch, Yeledet Tewaf (a birthday candle)and many more.

These Radio dramas are the first of their kind in Ethiopia and are designed to address social issues such as Reproductive Health, Family Planning, HIV/AIDS and other social problems. It has been considered, on a number of international forums, as one of the most successful radio serial dramas, in Africa and has been able to win recognition both locally and abroad and has been able to gain commendable coverage in different local and international media.

Some of his works are:- “Sekeken” theater staged in Addis Abba City hall and throughout the country from 1994 to 1996 “Yedamena laYe Guzo” theater staged in Ras theater in 2004 “YekenKegnt”radio drama Ethiopia radio in collaboration with Population Media Center Ethiopia ( 256 Episodes) “Menta Menged” Ethiopia radio in collaboration with Population Media Center Ethiopia (240 Episodes) “Sebrat” Ethiopia radio in collaboration with Population Media Center Ethiopia (156 Episodes) “Maleda” Ethiopia radio in collaboration with Population Media Center Ethiopia and Save the Children (156 Episodes) “Helem Alem” Ethiopia radio in collaboration with IOM (39 Episodes) “Yeledet Tewaf” Ethiopia radio ( 35 Episodes) “Bhuletegerhuletzafe” Ethiopia Radio ( 4 Episodes) “Shenkure Tela” Ethiopian Radio (4 Episode) “YeketerKafia” Ethiopia Radio (4 Episodes)And some others broadcasted on different radio stations “Sew Lesew” television serial drama broadcasted on Ethiopia Television for three years (140 Episodes) “Zemen” is being produced and broadcasted on Ethiopian Broadcasting Service EBS every Sundays and Tuesday twice a week (208 Episodes) In general, he is a high level professional and very creative in writing and storytelling he will always give the story a flow and life. He always gives value for the artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the situation while writing the script.

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