Dr. Busola Tejumola, who currently serves as the Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice, has attained a remarkable milestone in her professional journey. She has been appointed as a distinguished member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, an esteemed institution established in 1969 to honor excellence in television content produced beyond the borders of the United States. This prestigious accolade underscores her pivotal role within the worldwide television sector.
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is responsible for bestowing the International Emmy Award, the highest accolade in the realm of television. Dr. Tejumola’s inclusion in this exclusive circle of media and entertainment leaders is a testament to her substantial influence and expertise in shaping the television landscape. Her outstanding career accomplishments and unwavering dedication to excellence are in alignment with the academy’s core principles.
This global academy encompasses more than 800 leaders in the entertainment and media industry from diverse corners of the globe, all united by a shared enthusiasm for advancing the art and science of television. As a member, Dr. Tejumola gains access to a worldwide network of industry experts, fostering cooperation and innovative thinking.
It is worth noting that Dr. Tejumola joins a distinguished group of Nigerians who have made significant contributions on the international stage. This includes individuals like John Ugbe, CEO of West Africa MultiChoice, who was inducted earlier this year, along with John Momoh, CEO of Channels TV, Tajudeen Adepetu, CEO of Media Conglomerate – Group8, Moses Babatope, Executive Director of FilmOne Entertainment, and Femi Odugbemi, Executive Producer of Zuri24 Media, all of whom hold membership in the academy.
Dr. Tejumola’s appointment is a reflection of her commitment to pushing the boundaries of television content, championing cultural diversity, and showcasing the finest in global television programming. Her visionary leadership has not only elevated MultiChoice but has also left an enduring impact on the international television arena.
This announcement coincides with the 20th anniversary of MultiChoice’s Africa Magic channel, a channel under Dr. Tejumola’s supervision. The channel has achieved numerous milestones under her guidance, including the establishment of the AMVCAs, Big Brother Naija, and various shows that have propelled the careers of Nigeria’s most talented individuals.