Dade is North Star Tribune's News and Current Affairs Chief. Dade has extensive press, broadcast and online media expertise that spans across several institutions and spheres including running the highly regarded policy journal ‘Discourse’. Dade is a well known prolific writer and a cultural and social commentator in Tigrgina, Amarigna and English. He has extensive experience as reporter and news analyst with VOA, and much more with Ethiopian Broadcast. He also trains young and upcoming journalists and media professionals.