Media mogul and CEO of Ebony Life media group, Mo Abudu has been elected as a director of the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences.
The International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences is responsible for staging the International Emmy Awards which recognises excellence in the television industry globally. It is an organisation of global broadcasters, with members from over 60 countries and over 500 companies.
Mo Abudu took to her Instagram page to make announcement.
She wrote: “I am excited to announce that I have been elected director of International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences, the organization responsible for staging the world famous International Emmy Awards. I am pleased about this appointment because it will be an enabler for the recognition of our work in TV and film across the globe. And I mean “Our” as in our work from Nigeria. ?? As a member of the board, I join a select group of about 100 Directors who are international executives from leading channels, production and distribution companies. I am expected to attend board & members meetings 3 or 4 times a year. It’s time to change the narrative and get our stories told! #AwesomeGod.”
In October, Mo was included in the Powerlist’s top 100 most influential people of African and Caribbean heritage in the UK, alongside Meghan Markle, Anthony Joshua and Lewis Hamilton.