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Akintemi assumes office as new Managing Director, Editor-in-Chief of ‘News Central TV’

  • December 4, 2023
  • 2 min read

By Editor

NEWS Central TV has announced the appointment of Kayode Akintemi as its new Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief. He will spearhead the channel’s next stage of expansion and innovation. Akintemi, in his role as Managing Director, will oversee the channel’s operations, strategic direction, and content development. His objectives include improving the calibre of reporting and rekindling viewers’ interest, growing digital presence, and encouraging excellent work culture, as a reflection of a strong vision for the News Central brand.

In a media landscape that is always changing, Akintemi, with a wealth of expertise and a track record of driving successes, is well-placed to lead News Central to new heights. Akintemi has passion for mentoring, training, and development and has spent time acquiring knowledge in leadership and corporate governance from Harvard University in Boston, US, amongst other institutions.

An excited Akintemi expressed enthusiasm for the new role, saying, “I am honoured to join the News Central team. I look forward to working closely with our dedicated journalists and staff to deliver news and content that inform, engage, and empower our audience by strategically improving the calibre of content and programming with a keen focus on the Nigerian landscape and Africa-at-large.”

New Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of News Central TV, Mr. kayode Akintemi

One of the key focuses of the news platform, according to the new Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, is for the station to be heavy on developmental and investigative journalism, adding, “We intend to create a level of enlightenment that speaks truth to power at all times and raise awareness about issues of socio-economic development to bring about positive changes to Africa. Our esteemed viewers can anticipate exciting developments as News Central TV solidifies its place as a top news channel and remains dedicated to providing accurate, dependable, and significant news coverage and reportage.”

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