Mo Abudu, EbonyLife chief executive officer, has been elected as a director of the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences.

The academy is responsible for staging the International Emmy Awards which recognises excellence in the television industry globally.

Abudu made the announcement of her election into the board in an Instagram post on Friday.

The International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences is an organisation of global broadcasters, with members from over 60 countries and over 500 companies.

“I am excited to announce that I have been elected director of International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences, the organization responsible for staging the world famous International Emmy Awards,” Abudu said on Instagram.

“I am pleased about this appointment because it will be an enabler for the recognition of our work in TV and film across the globe. And I mean “Our” as in our work from Nigeria.

“As a member of the board, I join a select group of about 100 Directors who are international executives from leading channels, production and distribution companies.

“I am expected to attend board & members meetings 3 or 4 times a year. It’s time to change the narrative and get our stories told.”

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I am excited to announce that I have been elected director of International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences, the organization responsible for staging the world famous International Emmy Awards.  I am pleased about this appointment because it will be an enabler for the recognition of our work in TV and film across the globe. And I mean "Our" as in our work from Nigeria. 🇳🇬 As a member of the board, I join a select group of about 100 Directors who are international executives from leading channels, production and distribution companies. I am expected to attend board & members meetings 3 or 4 times a year. It's time to change the narrative and get our stories told! #AwesomeGod 🙏🏽🙏🏽

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In October, Abudu was included among the 100 most influential people of African and Caribbean heritage in the UK.

The film producer was in November awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Westminster.

 



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