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LightRay! Young African Women in Media Leadership Series: “Women should not settle for less” – Ijeoma Okereke-Adagba

For Ijeoma Okereke-Adagba, 2024 is a year she wants to engage with so much energy and passion. Her inner drive stems from being more intentional about her career and personal growth like never before – she’s a girl on fire!

But what’s her focus? She intends to grow partnerships, strengthen her networks and relationships while on the look out for opportunities that will continue to help her raise the bar for herself.

In this special LightRay! Young Women in Media Leadership Series of the African and Global Women in Media Leadership Initiative by LightRay!, Ijeoma Okereke-Adagba takes us on her journey as she talks about how very positive she is about more big wins for the year. Enjoy the insights she shares with a sip of your favourite juice.

By admin , in iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at March 15, 2024

My Report Women Female Leadership Programme and how my media career journey began – Folashade Ogunrinde, FRLP Awardee

In this interview with us at LightRay Media where we bring to the fore the extraordinary tales of women in media as we navigate the space of Nigerian women in Media in this project series, we meet Folashade Ogunrinde who dropped some jewels! She says, “You’ll come across people who would try to make you doubt your ability, but never permit that!” You hear a comment like that and you see passion and fire. You see drive and grit. You know that when you look at Folashade’s bookworm face, there’s more deeper within than meets the eyes.

And we found more! Enjoy the read.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at September 12, 2023

My Media Journey: There are no male or female on the job, we are all journalists – Funke Fayemi, Chief Producer, Voice of Nigeria

In this Special Exclusive Interview with us at LightRay Media, we have a long historical tete-a-tete with Olufunke Fayemi an outstanding multiple award winning development journalist, gender advocate and Chief Producer with Voice of Nigeria on our special project series on Women in Media in Nigeria. She takes us on a nostalgic journey where she evokes buried memories of a time past in Nigeria’s media history when many who were at the cusp of that media evolution will hit their fits on their laps with raucous laughter as the memories of the good old media days flood in! Enjoy this ride with us as we uncover what makes Fayemi tick. Wait for it… you won’t see it coming.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at September 11, 2023

My Media Story: Journalists Need to be Aware of Hidden Self-Sabotage and Impostor Syndrome Against their Career Actualisation – Bukola Coker, City People, WSCIJ Award Winner

Bukola Coker is a journalist whose gentle mien could easily fool you, but don’t be mistaken by it. As a presenter, reporter, and producer with Channels TV, her media trajectory across national TV stations in Nigeria is a blazing trail of success one media story at a time. An Award Winner of the Report Women Leadership Programme by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, she takes us on her journey in the media space, how she tackles on-line harrasment, exposes how many journalists are their own self-saboteurs, and a wealth of other great tips in this Special Exclusive Series on Nigerian Women in Media Project by LightRay Media.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at June 28, 2023

My Media Journey: When Media, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality Meets, I’ve Got You Covered – Azeezat Adedigba Armah, REWON Winner

From uncovering pedophiles on the loose to driving advocacy for a unified Gender Law across Africa, to exposing sexually abused minors abandoned to roam free, and getting arrested unwittingly, Azeezat Adedigba Armah, is a journalist on a mission to become a Media Innovation Expert in the media development space. Her ability to balance overcoming a rare health challenge (Hyperemesis Gravidarum), work demands, family life, and her career goal is a story of sheer courage, grit, audacity and love for life.
In the fast changing world of the media ecosystem and value chain where AR (augmented reality) and AI (artificial intelligence) has come to hold sway like never before, challenging journalists’ skillset, expertise, and career prospects, she is going with the tide rather than against the direction technology is mutating into. Her expansive knowledge on the solutions to the challenges the Nigeria Media faces along with the global media landscape, to proffers insightful tips on what women in media can start doing differently to become both distinctive and outstanding. To listen to her speak is like listening to the Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka.
Enjoy this exciting ride with us just as we discovered the backstory of Azeezat Adedigba Armah and what makes her tick.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at June 3, 2023

My Media Story: Media Owners Need to Pay Well, not Just Better – The Accidental Radio Anchor, Adenike Lanlehin

In the media circles in Nigeria, it is not uncommon to stumble on the accidental radio broadcaster, journalist, media freelancer or newscaster.

But what is not quite common is to see someone who left broadcasting, got married, began to raise a family and chose to return to the game. When we had a chance to meet with Adenike Lanlehin, a Broadcast Anchor and Newscaster with a strong flair for holding her own on the news and current affairs programme with Fresh FM 105.3 Lagos, she captured quite eloquently her remarkable journey of Becoming in this exclusive interview with us at LightRay Media for this Special Edition on Nigeria Women in Media #NWiM.

Giddy up and let’s take a ride with her, starting from the very beginning.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at May 27, 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