- Kunle Falodun, another Nigerian making the nation proud, is the vice president distribution Africa for Sony Pictures Television
- The Nigerian, who got his MBA from Bradford Univeristy, was the former head of business for Kwese free sports channel
- During his stay at the company, he was instrumental to bringing about a commercial working model for the media company
The list of Nigerians making waves all around the world is endless. It is only important that stories of those who are making the nation proud are told, to inspire several others who are facing challenges in their pursuits of greatness.
Kunle Falodun is one of those who are making waves in the entertainment industry. In 2017, he was appointed the vice president distribution Africa for Sony Pictures Television.
An MBA graduate of University of Bradford, he was the head of business development in charge of distribution of Econet Media’s prime sports content on Kwese TV across sub-Sahara Africa.
According to Bradford University, he was also the person that worked out a commercial model for Kwese free sports channel.
A twitter user with the name Babanla had a lunch with him recently in London under an ambient condition.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Pearlena Igbokwe is the first African woman to head a big TV station in the US, making big waves in the country’s media.
Igbokwe was born in Lagos in the 1960s during the infamous Nigerian Civil War. It was reported that her family’s house in the village was destroyed by bomber planes.
She migrated to the US at the age of six and later got her first degree from the Yale University before getting her MBA from Columbia University.
It should be noted that she started her media career at Showtime, a popular media company in the US, where she has headed different executive positions in the company.
She was part of the team that developed and supervised popular series like Dexter, Nurse, and The Big C, Nurse Jackie.
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In 2012, she became executive vice president for drama development at NBC and supervised popular TV series The Blacklist, Blindspot, Chicago Med, Shades of Blue, This Is US, among others.
It should also be noted that she was recognised on The Hollywood Reporter’s list 100 Women in Entertainment Power and named to the Hollywood Radio and TV Society board of directors in 2017.
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