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My Media Story: Prioritise the Mental Health of Journalists in Nigeria – Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe

The Nigeria National Assembly, similar to both the USA Parliamentary and the UK House of Lords is the number one legislative body in the country. Many Nigerians watch their activities daily from the Red and Green Chambers while at home, at work, or on the move on their mobile phones.

Linda Akhigbe, is a frontline journalist with Channels TV, who for the past ten years, has covered the National Assembly as the Senate/Political Correspondent. She also doubles as a news presenter and heads the presentation department in the station’s office in Abuja. With her responsibility covering the NASS, she produces and presents The GAVEL, a weekly current affairs programme focusing on the Federal Legislature, which many Nigerians keen about the goings-on in the NASS would not miss.

She has insights and great depth of knowledge about the NASS that is far reaching. As our Special Guest in this Edition of the #NWiM Nigerian Women in Media Project by LightRay Media, she gives us an Exclusive insight about her journey in the media and the Nigerian Media landscape.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at May 25, 2023

My Media Journey: There’s Power in the Pen to Market the Nigerian Media – Environmental Journalist, Esther Omopariola

In the field of journalism, the more popular beats citizens know about in Nigeria are politics, economy, constituency projects, the judiciary, and so on. Environmental Journalism, is often not seen as a career path a number of parents will even think their children and ward can aspire to.
Did you know in Nigeria, the major problems of wildlife conservation in are poaching, overgrazing by free range livestock, bush burning, tire burning, environmental predation, deforestation and over hunting?

Ironically, it is interesting to note that wildlife can contribute to the diversification of the Nigeria economy in terms of food production, meat, skins and hides.
But why will a journalist choose a specialist field such as environmental journalism? Meet Esther Omopariola, a News Anchor and Environmental Journalist with TVC who is passionate about the environment, wildlife and conservation take us in this Exclusive Interview with LightRay Media on a breathtaking journey into the world of media and environmental journalism

By admin , in Ignite , at May 25, 2023