Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo

freelance environment reporter

Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo is a multi-media environmental journalist and international storyteller who has visited rugged terrains to share underrepresented stories. She has covered erosions, flooding and desertification in Nigeria; oil pollution in Ogoniland of the Niger Delta, depleting Africa’s last rain forests; and frozen Lapland in Finland. She created, produced and presented over 100 episodes of Nigeria’s most popular environmental TV show, Green Angle, and worked with global organizations including BBC World Service, Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies, The New Internationalist, Drilled Media, Orato World, Impacthub Basel, Switzerland, and more. She served as a guest lecturer at the University of Parma, Italy where she taught environmental reporting and international broadcast journalism. Her stories have earned her several local and international journalism awards including the United Nations Young Environmental Journalist Award; UNDP Nigeria recognition award; Green Accord, Italy, Environmental Journalism Award; and Covering Climate Change Now Awards - 2022. She is a freelance journalist focused on development podcasts and first-person stories.

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