Founder and editor-in-chief of the Nigeria Communications Week, Mr. Ken Nwogbo has been named a member of the editorial team of Techtrendsng as Contributing Editor, to aid provision of unique perspectives to Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) news, reports ITRealms.
The acclaimed first class business journalist and one of the doyens of ICT journalism in Nigeria was pronounced Contributing Editor by Techtrendsng editor-in-chief, Mr Kenneth Omeruo.
"We are delighted to have Mr. Ken Nwogbo on board and together with our team, we will continue our mission of “e-mpowering Nigerians while bridging the digital divide” he said.
Reacting to the appointment, Nwogbo who is also contributing editor to Guardian Newspapers said “the vision of Techntrendng aligns perfectly with my mission of ICT evangelism."
ITRealms recalls that Ken Nwogbo was born on March 18, 1971 in Awka, Anambra state, Nigeria to Rose and George, Nwogbo is a trained and practicing Journalist since 1995.
He started his Primary education at Ezi-Awka Primary school in 1977 and proceeded to Igwebuike grammar school in 1983 and finished in 1989.
in 1995, he graduated from Federal Polytechnic, Oko where he bagged HND in Mass Communications.
Ken, an alumni of University of Calabar from where he bagged PGD in Public Administration also holds MBA in Marketing from Lagos State University, and is a well travelled journalist, having attended over 230 seminars and workshops within and outside the country.
Nwogbo began journalism as Youth Corper with Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Cooperation (AKBC), Uyo and soon after joined Champion Newspapers in August of 1997 where he started out as Capital Market reporter.
He was later posted to IT and Telecom Desk in 2000, from where he rose to Deputy News Editor of Champion Newspapers before joining Business World as Associate Editor in 2006 and subsequently left to found Nigeria CommunicationsWeek.
Nigeria CommunicationsWeek is published weekly. It has a popular website www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng; it also has a daily newspaper reaching nearly 100,000 email recipients daily and it published as a pull-out every Friday in Guardian Newspapers.
He is a proud winner of many international awards including Scidev.Net overall prize for Science Communication Writing in Entebbe, Uganda and a recipient of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) letter of award for financial journalism.
He has also received awards from ITAN for his outstanding contribution to the development of ICT in Nigeria, in addition to being a recipient of Titan of ICT award as best journalist of the year.