My name is Christian Chibuzo Maduka. I live in Enugu South East Nigeria. I work presently as Communications and Social Marketing Expert for 3rd National Urban Water Sector Reform and Port Harcourt Water Supply and Sanitation Project co-funded by World Bank, African Development bank and Rivers State Government of Nigeria. I have worked as Broadcast-Journalist for 25 years.
My last assignment in the core media was working as Zonal DAAR Communications Plc. Enugu operators of Africa Independent TV and Raypower Radio. I have also worked as Producer Presenter, MINAJ Systems Radio and Television Obosi where I rose to the position of Head of Station before I left the Organization. I also worked as Chief of programmes for Confluence Cable Network, Lokoja Nigeria operators of grace 95.5FM and Confluence Television CTV Channel 45. I was Media Trainer for BBC Media Action Nigeria in Abuja Nigeria where I trained staff of partner stations in over 12 States of Nigeria. At BBC Media Action, I worked among a team that executed the Enhancing Nigeria’s Response to HIV and AIDS ENR Projects, USAID funded Project MESSAGE [Media Support for Strengthening Advocacy, Good Governance and Empowerment] and UNICEF funded Project IC among others. I worked actively with the media content Production Departments of BBC World Media Action, Nigeria and many others in the whole process of concieving, planning and production of some of the media outputs like ”STORY STORY”,etc.
I stepped out of creating, producing, presenting contents for traditional and new media Communications into the world of development communications. I worked as Communications and Outreach Specialist for USAID-Sustainable Water and Sanitation for Africa Project in Ebonyi, Bauchi and Rivers Projects, Senior Communication Officer Prisoner Rehabilitation and Welfare Action PRAWA, Media Consultant for Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative NEITI under World Bank funded project, Media Consultant [Community Radio] for the United Nation Development Programme UNDP and Communication Expert for United States Agency for International Development USAID Infant and Young Children Nutrition IYCN Project. I have numbers of media outputs of various genre to my credit. I have good grasp of national and international global media environment. I have skills in capacity building, media development, planning, content creation,media skills training, citizen and stakeholder engagement, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation.
In my new assignment, I work among various Experts to develop communicationsand social mrketing strategy for communication project briefs to stakeholders as well engaging all stakeholders to buy into the projects and support.
I have included a photo me standing in front of a participants at a Business and Strategy Planning Workshop as Facilitator.