Monday, October 21, 2013

Uche Pedro of Bellanaija Wins The International Young Media Entrepreneur of the Year Award

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The Future Awards, in conjunction with the British Council, has announced Uche Pedro as the winner of the International Young Media Entrepreneur of the Year award. The awards aims to celebrate young people working in the media, with entrepreneurial and leadership abilities, potential to change their sector, market awareness and understanding.

According to Chude Jideonwo, Executive Director of The Future Project, "It's been an exciting four months we are very pleased to announce Uche Pedro as the winner of this new category - which was evolved from our prize in entertainment and media enterprise,"

Uche Pedro is a new media entrepreneur, and founded popular Nigerian blog Bella Naija. She will participate in a UK tour with finalists from up to 10 other countries and participate in activities including:

- A visit to the UK in October where she gets the chance to meet the winners from other countries, make UK contacts, and attend the leading UK industry event- The Cross Media Forum.

- A week's free membership to the exclusive private member's club - The Hospital Club

Congrats to Uche!

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