Ekene Odigwe is a cross functional broadcast Journalist and campaign development manager. More important than his qualification is the passion at producing content that fosters engagement, strong networking and drive capital investment among people. At the moment, he produces and anchors programs that channels positive reinforcement of people’s involvement in Governance, Advocacy, Awareness, Networking and Rural Youth Outreach on Radio Nigeria Coalcity 92.9 FM and, aligning these aims to building the spirit of universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all enjoy peace and prosperity among everyone who listens to his programmes.
In order to achieve sustainable development goals and meet the aspirations of Agenda 2063 that envisions the “Africa We Want”, he volunteers as Brand Manager spearheading Civil Rights and Social Action campaign for some Not for Profit organizations within and outside Nigeria. As a Campaigner, he is involved in lots of advocacy in journalism programs, translating brand strategies into brand plans, positioning and bespoking items needed when necessary.
In the past he designed, established and analyzed strategies that introduced Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Enugu state office and Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON) Southeast Zonal Office using media communication plans/media campaigns and managing events. He produced Radio and Television programs for Africa’s Largest Network Services tailored towards these Agencies’ brands and distribution while at the same time raising awareness of their activities and positioning them to be accountable as the Media Consultant and Brand Communication Specialist respectively.
He has seven Major honours, 3 Fellowships and 1 Ambassadorial Awards. Oh did I tell you that he was the President of Young African leaders Initiative, Cohort 4 Nigeria.
Ekene Odigwe believes incorporating the young people in decision making and creating a continent that respects the rights of all its citizens, charting a course for works that promote the values that bind our continent, instilling self-determination, integrity and accountability principles into the young people right from the outset. He has mastered the art of public speaking with an eloquence that baffles and excites all at once. His experiences make him an asset to every programme under his expertise.
His hobbies are watching movies, travelling and shopping, dancing and hosting friends and, sipping wine while watching the sunset at the beach. Ekene is a true Role Model.