ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, ROSE GRAHAM – INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTER, COMPERE & PRODUCER

Rose Peter Graham is a Nigerian National who holds a Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology from the University of Lagos in Lagos State. She also studied Diploma in Commercial and Industrial law, and have done several courses in broadcast journalism, both in Nigeria and abroad.

Rose is an international broadcaster of repute. A compere, voiceover artiste, producer, director and presenter.

Rose started her broadcast career under the tutelage of the popular independent broadcaster, Funmi Iyanda on the popular break fast show, New Dawn, on NTA 10, Lagos.  She later moved on to Galaxy Television where she produced and presented the following shows: Dating Game, Behind the Scenes, Dance of Shame- the story so far. Rose also handled the marketing aspects of the programmes she produced and presented.

During the compulsory National Youth service,  she served at the head quarters of the Nigerian Television Authority. Given her dedication to work and creativity,  she was retained and transferred to Lagos, where she joined the then flagship programme of the Programmes Directorate- AM Express.  A nationwide breakfast show, with over 40 million viewers across Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States.

She produced the Am Movies segment of the AM Express.  On that beat, she covered the behind the scene activities in the popular  Nigerian film industry (Nollywood), which included movie premieres, reviews, film festivals across the world among others. On this beat she had the privilege of conducting interviews with both African and Hollywood film makers.  In recognision of her hard work and dedication, Rose was sponsored to  France 24, in Paris, France, for an international broadcast training by the French Embassy.

As a staff of the NTA, she produced and directed News and television shows.

In 2013, she moved to the United Kingdom for family life. In 2014, she co-presented Politricks with Kayode Ogundamisi on BEN Television, UK.

During the keenly contested 2015 Nigerian Presidential Election, Rose participated actively in bringing the news to the Nigerian audience across the world.

In 2016, she started her independent programme on Heritage Television- Rose On All Sides.  Due to the success of the show, BEN Television beckoned.

Her Programme,  Rose On All Sides,  is gradually becoming one of the most sort after shows on Television. The show focuses on all aspects of our modern society. It projects people, culture, fashion, current affairs, charities, and other societal issues.

With over 10 years experience in the broadcast industry; Rose’s presentation style is uniquely robust, engaging, entertaining and pleasantly captivating to her teeming audience.

There’s never a dull moment with Rose. She is lively, chatty, compassionate and empathetic. Every minute spent with her is ultimately uplifting.

Part of her high profile guests on the show include government officials,  Nollywood supertars,  Afrians around the UK who are making indelible marks in various communities, charity organisations, NGOs and so on.

Rose is loved and respected by many. She has a huge following on social media.

Rose believes in people, her moto is “Reach out and Touch somebody’s hands, make this world a better place. The world can be a better place for all, she believes.

Rose is behind Lion Rose Production, a media consultancy outfit, which handles event management, PR, and documentaries. Rose is a mother of an adorable child, Edward

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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
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