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Bayo Akinloye

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Lagos, Nigeria
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, The Punch, THISDAY
Covers:  Agriculture, politics, foreign relations, business and finance, education, etc.
Doesn't Cover: Oil and gas, the stock market, etc.

Writer. Reporter. Poet.

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Biography

Bayo Akinloye is a graduate of Mass Communication and a freelance journalist.
He is an alumnus of the US IVLP and the UK Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Bayo has written feature-length reports with national and Intercontinental awards to his credit.
He likes learning new things and taking on new roles

What was your first job as a journalist?

If you meant my first assignment: it was as a copy editor.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

For the better, I think.

Zimeo Media Award for Excellence

2015 - AFRICA'S BUSINESS REPORTER OF THE YEAR
Continental award.

Nigeria Media Merit Award

2012 - POLITICAL REPORTER OF THE YEAR
National media award.