JACOB, Din Stella





Foundation course in Law; LLB.Law; B.L Professional

She is an accomplished broadcast news journalist and Barrister with over 20 years’ experience in local and international media. According to Women in Journalism Africa, she is the sixth most powerful woman in journalism
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Working Experience Correspondent, Producer, Newscaster, Editor Channels Television Dec 1994 – Feb 2002 Spokesperson, Miss World Pageant 2002 Silverbird Productions Ltd/ Miss World Organisation Sep 2002 – Dec 2002 National Head of News and Current Affairs Silverbird Television Sep 2002 – Nov 2005 Group Head of Content and Quality Assurance Minaj Systems LTD Apr 2006 – Jan 2010 Media Consultant to the Nigeria Police Force NPF Jan 2012 – 2014 Executive Producer NEWSMEDIA Productions Ltd Oct 2005 – Mar 2018 GM News 24 Silverbird Communications LTD Jan 2010 – Mar 2018 Executive Director Mustel Creative Works Ltd Mar 2018 – Present Director of News TVC Communications Oct 2018 – Present
University of Warwick (1988-1989); The University of Kent (1989-1992); Nigerian Law School (1993 – 1994);

At Channels Television, she pioneered diplomatic reporting of events across the continent of Africa and covered extensively meetings of the United Nations, Commonwealth, African Union and Ecowas. In 2001, she became and Nnamdi Azikiwe Fellow and undertook an International Visitor’s Programme to key Cities in the United States where she interned at Texas Cable News, The Washington Times and taught at the Mayborne College of graduate journalism in Denton, Texas.

She was Engaged by the management of MINAJ broadcast international to revamp news operations in 2005, this resulted in the channel winning major awards including station of the year during the 2007 Media Merit award.

Stella has freelanced for a number of international media organizations including CNN, Al Jazeera, Vatican Radio and the Guardian London.

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