Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television is a renowned broadcast journalist with a vast experience spanning 30 years.
Before founding Channels Television, John worked variously as Senior Reporter, News Anchor, News Editor and News Producer for Nigeriaâs National Radio and Television Stations, Radio Nigeria and Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
He has won many laurels â including âNews Anchor of the Yearâ, of the maiden edition of the prestigious Nigerian Media Merit Award (NMMA) andÂ Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) âNewscaster of The Yearâ, all which attest to his venerated professional status.
John Momoh is a graduate of the University of Lagos with a Masters degree in International Law and Diplomacy and a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Mass Communication.
He is both a âCheveningâ fellow and a fellow of the âAfrican Future Leadersâ Initiative of the Commonwealth Office of the British Government.
John also holds Diplomas from the Thomson Foundation, Cardiff, U.K. and the Manchester Business School also in the U.K.
He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School (CEP-7), a former General Secretary of the Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (IBAN), former Honorary Secretary of Ikoyi Club 1938, Nigeriaâs premier social club, Protem Chairman of the League of Nigerian Broadcasters (LNB) and member, Lagos Motor Boat Club.
John is a recipient of the National Honour of âOfficer of Order of the Nigerâ (OON).Â He is also a fellow of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Chairman of Polls and Ratings, a marketing research company and Patron of many organizations including Communicating for Change (CFC) and Digital Peers International (DPI).
Recently, John Momoh was conferred with a Lifetime Achievement Award (Broadcast Sector) by the Nigerian Information Society.
John Momoh is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS) based in New York, U.S.A.Â His television station is the first Nigerian broadcaster to be nominated for the iEmmy (International Emmy) under Unicefâs Entry for the International Childrenâs Day of Broadcasting.
Channels Television of which he is Chairman/CEO is âseven timeâ winner of the âTelevision Station of the Yearâ Award (2000, 2001, 2003 and 2004, 2008, 2010 and 2012) endowed by The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission.
John Momoh is happily married to Olusola Momoh who is also a broadcaster and they are blessed with three children.