British journalist and broadcaster Femi Oke will grace 4th Edition of the RTV Academy Awards on 14th April 2017 at Kampala Serena Hotel.
Femi Oke is the current host of “Aljazeera Stream” and based in Washington DC, USA
Femi is a British Journalist – Broadcaster who was born in Britain to Nigerian parents of the Yoruba ethnic group. She is a graduate of Birmingham University where she received a bachelor’s degree in English literature and languages. Femi began her career at age 14 working as a junior reporter for the United Kingdom’s first talk radio station London Broadcasting Company.
During 1993, Femi worked for a cable station called Wire TV, presenting several shows for the station, including the popular Soap on the Wire on a Saturday afternoon, with soap opera expert Chris Stacey.
In the early 1990s, Femi presented the BBC’s flagship educational science programme Science In Action and was also a presenter of Top of the Pops.
She has also worked for GMTV, London Weekend Television, Men & Motors and Carlton Television.
She is a former anchor for CNN International’s World Weather service at the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. She presented weather segments for the programs Your World Today and World News.
She also regularly hosted Inside Africa, a programme that looks into the economic, social and cultural affairs and trends in Africa. She joined CNN in 1999, and worked there until 2008.
Femi used to appear as a daily newscaster, contributor and interviewer on Public Radio International/WNYC’s morning public radio news program, The Takeaway.
Femi has been a guest speaker at various Universities inspiring women and other journalists especially from third world countries and has been a guest speaker at the United Nations, addressing the World Food Programme in Rome, Italy.
FEMI WILL ATTEND THE RADIO & TV ACADEMY AWARDS AT KAMPALA SERENA – (14 TH APRIL) TO RECEIVE A SPECIAL AWARD FOR HER ROLE AS AN INSPIRATION TO AFRICAN WOMEN THROUGH HER JOURNALISM WORK.