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Summary

A highly talented charismatic individual, who can deliver exclusive stories, bring awareness, fresh and creative ideas to daily news, culture, lifestyle, sport coverage and features, who understands what an international audience want from their hosts and, therefore, can ensure accurately reflect different news coverage genres to a wide variety of audience.

Portfolio

WorK History

TV host

NCI LA nouvelle chaine ivoirienne
novembre 2019octobre 2020

  • Participates in the development of daily scheduled TV programming
  • Undertook a leading role in production from conception to completion for the TV show "La Télé d'Ici"
  • Collecting, verifying and analyzing thoroughly newsworthy information
  • Writes  integrated, highly-targeted, well-balanced scripts for TV/ multimedia program segments or digital presentations that captures the attention of the audience.
  • Initiates and conducts original interviews with a wide variety of subjects and news sources
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the “beat” by studying papers, attending events etc.
  • Translates/adapts  feature reports from English into French
  • Covers News and feature stories as assigned.

Radio/tv host

nostalgie ci
juin 2018october 2020
  • Writes  integrated, highly-targeted, well-balanced scripts for radio or multimedia program segments or digital presentations that captures the attention of the audience.
  • Write and Host "Le Supermorning" morning radio show broadcasted in Ivory Coast.
  • Translates/adapts  feature reports from English into FrenchCovers News and feature stories as assigned.
  • Initiates and conducts original interviews with a wide variety of subjects and news sources
  • Conducts background research, performs African celebrities interviews, and writes entertainment news for an African demography
  • Announces/voices on-the-air and pre-recorded materials broadcast by the Service for radio, web and social media
  • Participates in the development of regularly scheduled radio programming Maintain regular  contact with affiliates, bloggers, guests...

Digital Media Strategist/Lead community Manager

Trace TV
avril 2017october 2017
  • Spearhead a team of 25 professionals providing comprehensive digital marketing strategies and solutions.
  • Analyzing the market conditions and client demands about the company's product
  • Creatively using social media and social networking for digital marketing purpose
  • Drive online marketing initiatives to deliver targeted KPI's through paid advertising, search optimization, content marketing, paid advertising, affiliate program. Also drive viral marketing campaigns on social media web sites.
  • Integrate new and existing content (text/photo/video/audio) across various online and offline communications platforms such as email promotions, newsletters, press releases, direct mailers, articles, profiles, summaries, signs, brochures, award submissions, proposals.
  • Collaborated with other teams, including analytics, conversion consulting, creative, and paid search.
  • Created and reviewed detailed campaign performance data and future looking strategic roadmaps.

Assistant Producer

Voice Of America
may 2016juin 2016
  • Host, translate, and  write for "Tapis Rouge" (Red Carpet) A celebrity gossip news show broadcasted throughout Africa.
  • Translates/adapts news and feature reports from English into FrenchCovers News and feature stories as assigned.
  • Conducts background research, performs African celebrities interviews, and writes entertainment news for an African demography
  • Announces/voices on-the-air and pre-recorded materials broadcast by the Service for radio, TV, web and social media
  • Participates in the development of regularly scheduled radio and TV programming and materials for the French to Africa web page
  • Assisting and contributing in production from conception to completion, reading, researching and assessing ideas and finished scripts for "Vous et Nous" and "Washington Forum"
  • Co-host and produce the RM Show Radio show widely known in Francophone Africa
    Maintain regular contact with affiliates, bloggers, guests...

skills

  • Bilingual French (reading, writing, and verbal communication)
  • Good live entertainer reporter/journalist
  • Create original content including TV concepts, celebrity Q&As, reported features, and on-brand listicles
  • Digital video editing (Adobe Premiere/Final cut/DALET), television production, audio production techniques, writing for television and radio
  • Experienced writer with strong editorial skills
  • Maintain excellent working relationship (coworker/client)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point
  • Social media management skills
  • Director of the Bushman Film Festival in Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire

activities

2020 Promoter of the International Tour for the movie "L'Art de la Guerre des Sexes" with Canal + Afrique/Institut Francais Olivier Kissita avec son film "L'Art de la Guerre des Sexes" un pari reussi

2020 Host "Musiques en Fete" TV Show for Institut Francais de Côte d'Ivoire Emission Musiques en fete

2020 Host For Salon International du Tourisme d'Abidjan

2019 Co-host "Affaire de femmes" TV show that airs on EDAN TV Migration clandestine

2019  Host "La Nuit du Football Africain" biggest soccer award ceremony of the continent

2018 Producer/ concept of L Salon Reality TV

2018 Host for the "Clar Hope Foundation" First Lady of Liberia Clar Weah

2017 AIM Afrimpact Magazine Awards winner as a 100 most influential people of the diaspora 

2017  Voice over artist  for 7 times Emmy Winner Alan Gaffere

2016 Documentary on African- American tracing their DNA to Cote-d'Ivoire at the Embassy of Cote d'Ivoire

Education

University of Maryland

University College
Aug 2010Dec 2011

Mass Communication/ Marketing

Montgomery College

Rockville Campus
Aug 2005May 2008

Broadcasting journalism

references

Franck Fanny Owner of Yolo Media  +225 07 49 54 95

Briant Biggs Head of Digital Roc Nation  +1 917 226 7497

Roger Muntu VOA  Host Radio/Tele +1 703 350 3731

Hadja Kobele Keita Coyah founder/ Head of French division Temple Management +1 202 275 0960

Oliver Laouchez Trace TV Co-Founder/Owner +33 6 11 52 13 59