Former NTV news anchor, Larry Madowo has joined The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a business editor, the broadcaster has confirmed.
Madowo joins BBC just weeks after quitting NTV where he had been presenting prime time news bulletin alongside Victoria Lubadiri and had been a popular figure on TV screens among the youth, a connection which he grew thanks to ‘The Trend Show’ which he left last year.
Larry Madowo joins the BBC on Wednesday 11th April, leading the new Business Unit. The appointment is part of the BBC World Service continuing expansion in TV nad digital video content for audiences in Africa, including new business programmes. BBC’s statement read in part.
Madowo could not hide his joy after he put pen to paper to his new deal which will see him work with the world’s oldest national broadcasting organisation.
“I am thrilled to be joining BBC and look forward to amplifying stories about entrepreneurship, ingenuity and innovation that I’ve witnessed as I have travelled all over Africa..” He said.
It’s an honour to be part of a bold new team that will tell authentic African stories for audiences across multiple platforms.Added Madowo.
We wish Madowo all the best in his future endeavors!