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Chioma Obinna

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Grantee Title

Chioma Obinna is a multiple award-winning journalist with core interest in health and science reporting.  A Senior Health Correspondent with Vanguard Media Limited, she holds a Higher National Diploma in Mass  Communication from the Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State.

Grantee Description

She holds a Certificate in Advanced Writing and Reporting Skills from the School of Media and Communication, PAN ATLANTIC University, and certificate on Science  Solution Journalism from School of Journalism and Media Studies,  Rhodes University,  South Africa. 

She began her journalism career with Vanguard Media Limited in Abuja, the Federal Capital city of Nigeria as a Labour and Environment reporter.

She has attended several courses, and conferences both in Nigeria and abroad. She has won several awards including 2017 Nigeria Media Merit Award, NMMA, for Innovative Reporter of the year.  She was two times winner, Best Health Correspondent, in Lagos State (2008 and 2009), the winner, 2015 Healthcare Media Excellence Award, won the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Award for Medical Research Reporting 2012 etc.

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