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Jennifer Uloma Igwe

Trip:
India 2013
Affiliation:
Nigerian Television Authority
Country:
India
Year:
2013
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Jennifer Uloma Igwe is a principal reporter, newscaster presenter and producer with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). She reports on the environment, health and developmental issues. Every week she presents and co-produces a weekly environment program called “Environment matters.” She also anchors a live magazine show called “Morning Ride” that focuses on topical and social issues. Igwe is a two-time fellow of the climate change media partnership (CCMP) by Panos London, Internews network and the International Center for Environment and Development- IIED.  She has also had a media fellowship from the Kaiser Family Foundation on HIV/AIDS reporting as a category finalist of the CNN/Multichoice African Journalism Awards in 2007. Igwe was the 2011 winner of the economic and community development category of the Rotary International humanitarian reporting award, international. She was also one of the nine award-winning Nigerian journalists recently honored by the United Nations Development Program and the Lagos State government for their outstanding work and contribution to the growth of environmental journalism in the country. Some of her reports have been used in seminars in Nigeria to show the realities of climate change, the impact of poor water and sanitation, waste management and other environmental issues.

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