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Tuesday, February 27 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
BBC News Pidgin Minute Workshop

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“Come…come closer, make we yarn”. That’s the business BBC News Pidgin is in – providing you with information, giving you a digital voice as well as connecting you to the global digital community.
A year ago we held a session about “Women in Digital Journalism” and talked about the imminent launch of BBC News Pidgin – the first fully digital service for Africa. We did launch on the 21 August 2017 and BBC News Pidgin is coming again to Social Media Week Lagos.

In this session, you can watch the BBC News Pidgin team producing the BBC Pidgin Minute – giving you the world in 60 seconds! This is a one-minute round up of events that matter to you across the region and the rest of the world from Social Media Week. The entire session will be live on our Facebook page, do join the conversation.

Come and meet the team behind BBC News Pidgin, and why not take part by trying out your Pidgin skills and recording your very own BBC Pidgin Minute with your friends?

Speakers
avatar for Fahd Abdulmalik

Fahd Abdulmalik

Broadcast Journalist Bbc Pidgin Service, BBC
As a multimedia journalist at the BBC and currently part of the new Pidgin language service Abdulmalik or Malik as he’s more known as, enjoys the challenge of making use of a language without form and spoken orally to communicate news to a new audience.Malik works to lead the P... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Akinyemi

Joshua Akinyemi

Technical Producer Bbc Pidgin Service, BBC
Joshua Akinyemi is a video journalist, sound designer who started his career in 2012 with Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) he then joined BBC Media Action Nigeria in 2015 and moved to BBC News Pidgin in 2017. Joshua enjoys filming.
avatar for Usifo Omozokpea

Usifo Omozokpea

Social Media Lead BBC Pidgin Service, BBC
Usifo is a skilled producer, production engineer/manager, trainer and social media strategist, with years of experience across community/commercial radio development, reality TV, public relations and New Media (social media), project and broadcast media management.Before his appo... Read More →
avatar for Faith Oshoko

Faith Oshoko

Broadcast Journalist Bbc Pidgin Service, BBC
As a young lady with a ardent zeal for media communication, Faith Oshoko has worked with various youth appealing media platforms and by doing so has been able to adequately create digital content from diverse topics tailored to suit their news needs.Faith has been a journalist wi... Read More →
avatar for Adejuwon Soyinka

Adejuwon Soyinka

Editor Bbc Pidgin Service, BBC
Adejuwon Soyinka is a multiple award-winning journalist and editor, with close to 20 years experience in the media industry.Prior to his appointment as Editor, BBC Pidgin Service, Mr Soyinka was Senior Special Assistant (Media) and Spokesman to the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ib... Read More →



Tuesday February 27, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Floor 3