Gloria Ernest-Samuel

Gloria Ernest -Samuel is an academic board member of the Faculty of Humanities, lmo State University, Nigeria. She holds a doctorate degree in Media Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Gloria is an all-round media practitioner. Her stint in print journalism saw her through two major national tabloids, Breeze Newspapers and National Examiner.

Before her foray into the academia in 2006, she was actively involved in television production, turning in a sterling 4-year performance at the nation’s biggest television network, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), where she served between 2003 and 2007.

Gloria is a critical media analyst, not only interested in news coverage and management but also entertainment content law and practice in Africa. She serves as a media consultant to many reputable organizations in Nigeria and abroad.

She has been a Resource person for Community Youth Development Initiative (CYDI), an Owerri-based NGO engaged in youth development and advocacy, from where she was drafted as a national juror of the Scenarios for Africa contest, sponsored by Global Dialogues UK. Among her contributions is the translation of 33 Scenarios for Africa films into Igbo language.

Gloria is widely published, and has more 20 academic works and two novels to her credit.

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