I am Harry Itie and I am a Nigerian Entertainment Journalist, Blogger, Writer, Pop Culture Commentator and Podcaster based in Lagos, Nigeria. I work at TVC News in Lagos, Africa’s first Pan-African News Channel. I am a Mass Communication graduate from Covenant University and my work is viewed not just in Nigeria but across Africa and in the UK. Currently, I am the host of the Entertainment Programme, On the Town and The Harry Minute Podcast.
I am also an accomplished blogger and have been blogging since March 2007. In 2010, my blog (The Talkaholic) won the Best Poetry Blog at the Nigerian Blog Awards. Through blogging, I was able to brush up on his writing skills and also start Nigeria’s No. 1 Faith-Based General Lifestyle Magazine on the web, Yada Magazine. Some of my articles have appeared on various websites including Nigeria’s leading youth website, Ynaija and popular music website Okayafrica (Based in New York).
I have had the opportunity to interview A-List entertainers including Omawumi, Bez, Darey Art Alade, The E.M.E Crew, Nneka, Basket Mouth, International Spoken Word Artiste Bassey Ikpi, Hollywood actor, Dayo Okeniyi, International Jazz Singer, Somi and veteran Nigeria singer and actress Onyeka Onwenu. At the 2014 Lagos Countdown celebrations, I got the opportunity to interview the former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola.
I have also covered major events in Nigeria. From the Lagos Countdown celebrations to the highly anticipated Lagos Carnival. I also covered R&B Singer 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).
Please enjoy my random musings on life, God, my work and the world in general. I encourage you to drop comments on every post you read and if you can, send me an email or follow me on Twitter@HarryItie.
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