Award-winning news reporter and writer. Motivated and innovative Managing Editor cum News Editor with 10 years of experience and extensive understanding of news content and having visionary and progressive strategies to develop exceptional content for print and online news platforms. Efficacious at fast, accurate editing for accuracy, dynamism, grammar, syntax, and punctuation with a talent for finding new, hard-hitting stories and following local and global happenings. Strategic in using strengths of writers when assigning stories and shaping content. Successful at directing highly qualified professionals to achieve demanding targets under tight deadlines. Eager to bring tenacious editing and insightful writing to a news and information gathering and dissemination organization. Performance-driven facilitator capable of working cohesively and collaboratively with multi-disciplined professionals and teams.
Enhanced sales by implementing merchandising and promotional improvements.
Determined complete order accuracy by examining merchandise to verify price and quantity.
Collaborated with internal personnel and clientele to improve store operations and address concerns quickly.
Taught junior employees how to meet operational and sales goals with proactive strategies.
Stocked products and handled produce presentation to customers.
Adhered to standards and policies for cold storage compliance, thermometer calibrations, temperature recording, food handling, product rotation, and sell-by dates, and expiration dates.
Adhered to food safety and handling procedures and following sanitation and cleaning procedures.
Rotated stock and checked for expired products.
Made sure that all risers were properly maintained.
Made sure that the quality and visual appearance of all products were at the highest level for appearance and sale.
Responded to customer inquiries and delivered appropriate information after carefully researching issues.
Published, edited, reported on beats, wrote news contents, maintained a column, Inside Nollywood on both platforms, The Newstar Magazine and Sistersister.blogspot.com.
Published and edited on contract The Actors Magazine and SuperStar Magazine.
Marketed both platforms, The Newstar Magazine and Sistersister.blogspot.com as the CEO of Wider World Enterprises, Nigeria.
Created creative ideas and innovative content in advertising, marketing, and other areas of interest for Wider World Enterprises.
Created graphic illustrations for print and online publications and coordinated delivery of projects to off-site printer.
Performed document formatting, proofreading, scanning, research, inventory and photography to assist the graphic designers with typing work.
Edited, wrote news articles, reported on beats, and maintain a column, Nollywood Insider.
This result in increased patronage and sale for the magazine, and an increased salary, promotion, and two awards for me.
Managed the office efficiently to the delight of the organization, culminated in several appreciations. I also supervised the junior staff with result-oriented zeal.
Superintendent as Head of the newsroom, creating a new lease of life for the company. I represented the company at various local and international events with astounding results.
Developed and deepened positive relationships with writing, design, and production team members to improve communication and collaboration on projects.
Developed story ideas and assigned topics to the team of writers.
Directed news and or story content development to achieve tone and consistency.
Selected and prepared photos to pair with content using Photoshop.
Member, Nigeria Bloggers Association to date and of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, too.
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