DCOO at Red Media Africa
Oluwasola Obagbemi is the Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Red Media Africa. She began her career in media and communications in 2009 with NTA, Ile-Ife where she worked as a co-presenter for a talk show during her undergraduate days for 3years. While in school, she also interned at TruContact Communications where she worked on SERA (Social Enterprise Report Award) in 2009 and one of the leading Advertising agencies in Nigeria, CentreSpread FCB in 2010. She has a B.A in Dramatic Arts from Obafemi Awolowo University but before she finished her undergraduate degree, she was certified as an NIPR (Nigerian Institute of Public Relations) member.
She went further to have her Masters degree in Communications Studies at the University of Ghana, Accra Ghana (2012-2013) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising. Before leaving Ghana, she worked with Stratcomm Africa Ghana, where she handled accounts like MTN Ghana, OSCEG, WhichAfrica & UEFA/EUROPA Champions 2013. She also worked with Waggener Edstrom Communication in South Africa where she handled projects and PR activities on Microsoft, Intel Africa and Samsung account in 2015.
Presently, with about 5 years’ experience working as a PR and Media consultant, she is the Senior Account Manager for Facebook, Union Bank, Uber Africa, HP, Intel WestAfrica, Maltina, Heineken, British Council, 33’Export, Life Beer and Pepsodent. She also coordinated the team that worked on the publicity and press viewing event of Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria in 2016.