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Aveseh Asough

Trainer, BBC Media Action in Nigeria, Aveseh was a presenter on Aso Radio Abuja for over eight years before joining BBC Media Action in May 2010 where she initially worked on maternal and child health projects. She now specialises in training journalists on governance projects. As a producer and presenter, she has also been the recipient of several international awards, including the AFRICAST Programs Award for Best Radio Discussion Program (Africa in Progress) in 2010.

Blog posts in total 4


  1. World Sight Day: using radio to reach out

    World Sight Day: using radio to reach out

    BBC Media Action’s trainer in Nigeria meets a blind trainee who left a lasting impression.

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  2. Brown envelope journalism

    Brown envelope journalism

    The issue of ‘brown envelope journalism' in Nigeria, where journalists are given cash gifts after attending press conferences. How does this practice affect editorial independence and how are we helping to address it?

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  3. Success through social media in Nigeria

    BBC Media Action trainer Aveseh Asough on how social media training has enabled partner radio stations in Nigeria to exploit Facebook to drive change.

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  4. Singing a different tune

    Aveseh Asough, a BBC Media Action trainer in Nigeria, on how karaoke inspires her to teach journalists how to tell the stories authorities sometimes don't want to hear.   

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