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Ugochi Oluigbo

TVC News
News Anchor, VR/Environmental Journalist
Lagos, Nigeria

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Ugochi Oluigbo, graduate of Imo State University, Owerri, stated her career as a radio presenter with Imo Broadcasting Corporation then moved on to Aso Radio and TV, Abuja as news anchor and presenter.
She has won several journalism fellowships and awards including the Climate Change Media Partnership Fellowship, UNFCCC African CDM Radio Contest 2011, United Nations Environmental Program - Young Environmental Journalist Africa, UNDP/Lagos State Environmental Journalism recognition Award and is a DW Eco-Digital Heroes Finalist. She has been on a US State Department sponsored tour to the USA and interned with the Voice of America. In 2015, she was selected among 3 journalists from 3 continents to host the BBC World Service Climate Change radio programme, Local Warming, exploring how climate change affects Nigeria. She has covered several international conferences and reported from many communities in across the world.
She is currently a News Anchor and Environmental Reporter at TVC News. She also produces and presents one of TVC’s flagship programs, Green Angle. Green Angle explores the ecosystem, the ecological problems faced, highlights green influencers and proffers sustainable solutions. Her job as News Anchor entails conducting interviews and handling breaking news stories on live TV, broadcast across the world. Coming from a community ravaged by erosion, Amucha, Imo State, she believes this inspired her passion to pursue environmental journalism and to work for a planet in harmony. Ugochi has a distinct voice and covers under-reported development stories to amplify voices of the most vulnerable. She is a strong eco-influencer and green strategist.

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