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John Momoh (OON)
Chairman / CEO at Channels Media Group


John Momoh (OON) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television. He is a renowned broadcast journalist with a vast experience spanning over three and half decades. Before founding Channels, John worked variously as News Anchor, Senior Reporter and Senior Producer for Nigeria’s National Radio and Television Stations, (Radio Nigeria and Nigerian Television Authority).

Mr Momoh is currently Chairman of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON). He was the former General Secretary of the Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria, and former Chairman of the League of Nigerian Broadcasters.

In December of 2005, John Olatchy Momoh was conferred with the National Honour of “Officer of the Order of the Niger” (OON), by the Nigerian Government. A year later in 2006, he was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award, by the Nigerian Information Society.

His television station Channels TV, is the only Nigerian and indeed African Broadcaster to have won the “Television Station of the Year” Award, a record Ten times, five of them consecutively. Channels is the Most Awarded Television station in Africa.

He is happily married to Sola, also a broadcaster, and they are blessed with three children.

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