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Through a Hubert H. Humphrey fellowship, Joseph Mayombo has spent nine months studying at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Mayombo has spent his career as a communication officer for World Wildlife Fund and Gabon National Park. Loretta Yerian/WGCN

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From Africa to Arizona: building park service relationships
Joseph Mayombo from Gabon, Africa finishes 10-month fellowship at Grand Canyon National Park, hopes to foster international relationships with NPS

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Phoenix is hotter than Africa. While that may not surprise those living or visiting the Valley of the Sun, it took Joseph Mayombo from Gabon, Africa by surprise.

By Loretta Yerian May 31, 2016