Dr. Busola Tejumola Elected As Member Of The International Academy Of Television Arts & Science

In a remarkable testament to her outstanding contributions to the global television industry, MultiChoice’s Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, Dr. Busola Tejumola, has been elected as a distinguished member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. This prestigious honor solidifies her position among the foremost leaders in the field of international television programming.

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded in 1969, is a revered institution chartered with a vital mission to recognize and celebrate excellence in television programming produced outside of the United States. It is the organization behind the International Emmy Award, an accolade that signifies the highest level of achievement in the world of television.

Dr. Busola Tejumola’s induction into this elite circle of media and entertainment luminaries is a testament to her immense influence and expertise in shaping the television landscape. With a career distinguished by remarkable achievements and a profound commitment to excellence, Dr. Tejumola has consistently exhibited the qualities that this esteemed academy seeks to honor.

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences brings together over 800 entertainment and media executives from across the globe who share a common passion for advancing the art and science of television. As members, they benefit from a global network of industry leaders, fostering collaboration and innovation.

Notably, Dr. Tejumola joins the ranks of distinguished Nigerians who have made their mark on the world stage, including luminaries like John Ugbe, CEO of West Africa MultiChoice, who was inducted earlier this year; as well as John Momoh, CEO of Channels TV, Taj Adepetu, CEO of Media Conglomerate – Group8,  Moses Babatope, Executive Director of FilmOne Entertainment and Femi Odugbemi, Executive Producer of Zuri24 Media, all of whom are members of the academy.

Dr. Tejumola’s appointment to the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences reflects her unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of television content, steadfast dedication to promoting cultural diversity, and her tireless efforts to showcase the very best in global television programming. Her commitment to pushing the boundaries of television content has opened doors for African voices and stories, promoting cultural diversity and bridging gaps on a global scale. Her visionary leadership has also not only raised MultiChoice to new heights but has also left an enduring imprint on the international television landscape.

The appointment comes as MultiChoice’s Africa Magic channel which falls under Dr Tejumola’s purview turns 20 this year. Over the past two decades, the channel has hit a lot of notable milestones. In recent years and under Dr Busola’s leadership, the channel has produced what is arguably the biggest film and television awards on the continent – The AMVCAs; the cultural phenomenon that is Big Brother Naija, and a host of other shows that continue to launch the careers of the country’s biggest stars.


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