Mo Abudu was reportedly elected as a director of the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences, the Academy responsible for staging the world famous International Emmy Awards which recognizes excellence in the television industry globally.
60 percent of the Board of Directors come from countries outside of the United States, and represents the world’s largest production, distribution and broadcast companies. Mo Abudu who announced that she has been elected into Emmy Awards’ board of directors via Instagram, also promised to use her new position to ensure that the work of Nigerians in TV and films are recognized across the globe.
“I am excited to announce that I have been elected director of International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences, the organization responsible for staging the world famous International Emmy Awards. I am pleased about this appointment because it will be an enabler for the recognition of our work in TV and film across the globe.
And I mean “Our” as in our work from Nigeria. 🇳🇬 As a member of the board, I join a select group of about 100 Directors who are international executives from leading channels, production and distribution companies. I am expected to attend board & members meetings 3 or 4 times a year. It’s time to change the narrative and get our stories told!,” Abudu wrote.