Uduak Amimo was appointed as the Senior Editorial Advisor, supporting the Director of the BBC World Service.
Her role is to advise on the editorial leadership and management of the world’s leading international radio broadcaster and its New Media operations,and facilitate editorial collaborations between the World Service and the BBC’s international news services.
She is an avid journalist who started the first campus newspaper at United States International University in Nairobi. She then went on to work as Assistant Producer at Reuters Television with Reuters News Agency in Kenya before going on to work with Voice of America (VOA).
The BBC recruited her in 2002 where she worked as a producer and presenter with the English-language BBC African news and current affairs programmes, Network Africa and Focus on Africa.