Chamber Telegraph Publisher, Prof. Adesoji congratulates Nwogwugwu on appointment as ARISE Television MD
The Vice President responsible for ICT and Provost of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre, said: “I know how innovative and forward looking Nwogwugwu isis; a professional journalist and one of the best in our times. Her antecedents indicates that Arise TV shall soon change to become the flagship TV in Africa.”
Following the approval of the board, Ms. Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, after an 11-year stint as Editor of the three titles under the THISDAY stable, has been appointed the pioneer Managing Director of ARISE News Channel Africa.
In her new position as Managing Director of ARISE News Channel Africa, Ms. Nwogwugwu will be responsible for driving new content, programmes, news gathering, documentaries and distribution/advertising sales for the television station.
She will also oversee the opening of new bureaus in other African countries starting with South Africa, Kenya and Ghana.
Ms. Nwogwugwu comes with a wealth of experience cutting across the private and public sectors, having worked in Merchant Bank of Africa, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and THISDAY Newspapers where she rose from Correspondent on the Business Desk to the position of Editor/Group Executive Director of the newspaper.
She currently holds the track record of editing all three titles of the newspapers under the THISDAY stable for the longest period of 11 unbroken years and is the second woman in the history of Nigerian journalism to be appointed Editor of a national newspaper, the first being Mrs. Doyin Abiola.