MISA Zimbabwe is part of a regional network of 11 chapters in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
The organisation has national and regional reach, achieved through its networks.Through its networks, the organisation disseminates its positions on the media situation at country level in order solidarity for its campaigns and to influence regional support. As a result, MISA is recognised as a key and credible key player in media development and rights issues at national, regional and international level.
At national level, MISA Zimbabwe is a member of the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (MAZ), a coalition of media civil society organisations in the country. Other members in the alliance include the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ), Media Monitors, Zimbabwe National Editors Forum (ZINEF), Gender Connect , Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ), Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) and the African Community Publishing Development Trust (ACPDT). MISA-Zimbabwe leads the media law reforms work in the alliance.
MISA-Zimbabwe is also an institutional member of civil society organisations Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CZC), Human Rights NGO-Human Forum, Zimbabwe Election Support Network and the National Association of Non Governmental Organizations (NANGO). In all of these coalitions, MISA Zimbabwe has chaired the information sub-committees and/or clusters, a position that has meaningfully contributed to consensus on the media policy and development agenda.
Internationally, MISA Zimbabwe continues to link up with like minded organisations such as the Reporters without Borders, World Association of Newspapers, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX), Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Commonwealth Association of Broadcasters in its bid to mark its presence in the international arena.