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Harry Itie is a  Nigerian Journalist, Social Commentator, Vlogger and Equality Advocate passionate about SOGI issues. He is a Mass Communication graduate from Covenant University and his work has been viewed not just in Nigeria but across Africa and in the UK.

He is an accomplished blogger and has been blogging since March 2007. In 2010, his blog (The Talkaholic) won the Best Poetry Blog at the Nigerian Blog Awards. Through blogging, he was able to brush up his writing skills and also start Nigeria’s No. 1 Faith-Based General Lifestyle Magazine on the web, Yada Magazine. Some of his articles have appeared on various websites including Nigeria’s leading youth website, Ynaija and popular music site Okayafrica.

Harry Itie has had the opportunity to interview A-List entertainers in Nigeria including Hollywood actor, Dayo Okeniyi, International Jazz Singer, Somi and Legendary Nigerian singer and actress Onyeka Onwenu. At the 2014 Lagos Countdown celebrations, he got the opportunity to interview the former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola.

He has also covered major events in Nigeria. From the Lagos Countdown celebrations to the highly anticipated Lagos Carnival. He also covered Brandy‘s Lagos concert as well as “Love Like A Movie,” a major music event in Nigeria that has had A-List international celebrities in attendance (Kim Kardashian, Kelly Rowland and Ciara).

In 2017, he was nominated for the Future Awards in the On-Air Personality of the Year (Visual) category. He won the award for On-Air Personality (TV) of the Year, at the Maya Awards the following year and was also a fellow at the Global Media Forum that held in Bonn, Germany. He was listed as part of YNaija’s most influential culture curators for 2020 in the publications Media 100 series.

Currently, Harry Itie works for a renowned international non-governmental organisation, RNW Media. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Rustin Times. He has previously worked for Television Continental and the British Broadcasting Corporation. He is available for presenting, compere and media consultancy jobs, especially for SOGI advocacy groups. He is the Director of Defiance, Voices of a New Generation and co-director of State of Emergency.