Kadaria Ahmed is a media entrepreneur and journalist. She is the founder of Daria Media Ltd, a company that is bridging the gap that exists in Nigeria for journalism that is primarily driven by public good.

She started her career at the BBC where she was a Senior Producer working on award-winning programs, Focus on Africa and Network Africa.

Kadaria served as the editor of Next (Nigeria), the defunct award-winning publication. She co-created and presented ‘Straight Talk’, whose audience grew to over 4 million viewers globally. She presently hosts The Core on Channels TV.

Kadaria is a member of the judging panel of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism and sits on the Board of Trustees of Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Promasidor Quill awards.

Kadaria has an M.A in Television from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a Bachelor’s from Bayero University Kano. She is a Chevening Scholar.

 

Twitter – @KadariaAhmed