The Lagos Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Organizing Committee of the Lagos Media Marathon will be celebrating the positive impact of the telecom industry on the media at the Media Marathon Expo 2019 which will hold next month May 13- 17 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The theme of the Expo is Celebrating the Positive Impact of Telecom Revolution of 2000 on the Media Industry.
The Expo will have, as guests and speakers, renowned journalists, academics, health experts, sports icons (who’ve custom golf balls designed after them) and lots more (See attached for list of speakers and topics).
About 10,000 runners expected to participate in the race are required to collect their race kits at the Expo. The attendance at the Expo is free to the public
The event offers ICT organizations access to thousands of consumers over a five-day period.
Topics for five days media expo include: Nigeria’s telecom revolution and its impact on Journalism ; Running the Newsroom not Running the Home; Survival of Traditional Media in the Age of New Media; Media Practitioners Tax Obligations and Planning for Life After Journalism; and Physical Fitness, Political Leadership and Journalism.
Speakers and moderators during the sessions include: Funke Egbemode: MD, New Telegraph Newspapers; Ijeoma Nwagwukwu: MD Arise Television; Ibim Semitinari: MD Business Eye; and Kadaria Ahmed : MD, Daria Media.
Others are: Lagos NUJ Chairman, Dr. Qasim Akinreti, Dr. Kweku Tandoh Chairman Lagos State Sports Commission ; Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye: Provost NIJ;  Dapo Olorunyomi,  Publisher Premium Times;  Dr. Ibrahim Ismail, Senior Lecturer and Director International Liaison office, University of Lagos; and Mr. Steve Osuji, Member Editorial Board The Nation Newspapers.
Also to speak are Dr. Tunde Akani of  Lagos State University, LASU; Dr Paul Iwulu, Ford Foundation ; Kunle Adeboye, MD,  Radix Pension; Jahman Anikulapo of CORA; Professor Abigail Ogwezzy- Ndisika, Head of Department,  Mass Communications, University of Lagos; Ehosa Osagie, Professor of Political Science University of Ibadan; Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Aspirant, and Publisher Sahara Reporters and a Marathoner;  Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture; and Lanre Arogundade, International Press Centre.
Organisations interested in sponsorship or exhibition slots may contact: Olukayode Thomas on 07051371394.

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