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Adesewa Josh
Adesewa Josh

News Anchor. Foreign Correspondent.

Adesewa Josh is a News Anchor and Foreign Correspondent.

Her work spans nearly a decade on issues bordering on Africa’s growth and development, politics and diplomatic affairs, gender issues and refugee crisis.

She was the anchor of the UNTV Emmy-nominated documentary, 21st Century.  And currently Africa correspondent at TRT World in Istanbul, Turkey.

In 2014,  Adesewa Josh received the Xceptional Women in Media Award for her work on gender violence and refugee communities. She was a nominee of the prestigious Future Africa Awards in 2017 and was named one of Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2019.

She’s the co-author of the book The Refugee’s Messenger, a compilation of personal experiences reporting on the frontline.

She’s a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Experience

News Anchor/Producer Channels Television

Lagos
Jul 2012 - Oct 2017

Production Assistant Voice of America, Greater New York City Area

Aug 2017 - Sep 2017

Correspondent, Africa Desk TRT World, Istanbul, Turkey

Nov 2017 - Present

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Correspondent 

Africa Desk TRT World, Istanbul, Turkey

Nov 2017 – Present

Producer, Newsmakers 

TRT World, Istanbul, Turkey

Nov 2017 – Present

Broadcast Journalist 

TRT World, Istanbul, Turkey

Nov 2017 – Present

News Anchor/Producer 

Channels Television, Lagos

Jul 2012 – Oct 2017

Production Assistant

 Voice of America, Greater New York City Area

Aug 2017 – Sep 2017

Education

Columbia University – Graduate School of Journalism

Master of Arts (MA), Politics and Global Affairs

2016 – 2017

Lagos State University

PGD, International Relations and Strategic Studies, International Relations and Affairs

2009 – 2011

Certificate

Aspire Productions, United Kingdom

Certificate in TV Presentation, TV Presentation

2012 – 2012

 

BBC WORLD SERVICE

Certificate in News Production and Reporting, News Reporting

 

Radio Nigeria

Certificate in Basic Presentation, Basic Presentation Course