Yemisi Ipaye is the Senior Manager News/Corporate Services at Channels TV Abuja Station. She performs the oversight function and is the operations head at the Abuja Station and her responsibilities include amongst other issues: media and editorial matters, corporate and compliance services as well as marketing and public relations, day to day operations, quality control, strategic development of core operations and involvement in the expansion of Channels TV internationally.
Yemisi Ipaye is a UK born Nigerian experienced presenter/reporter/producer and writer/editor and has worked within the UK television production industry for over two decades. She has presented/reported on news and current affairs for a range of broadcasters including the BBC, Channel 4 (for the flagship foreign affairs series ‘Unreported World’), ITN and ITV, as well as Legal Network TV. She has also appeared as a commentator in the UK including for BBC Radio 5 Live, Arise News, and Channel 5. She has written for Amnesty International, UK legal journals, as well arts and entertainment features for UK newspapers.
Yemisi is also a UK qualified media/IP and commercial lawyer, with a Masters in Law from the London School of Economics (in Media Law, International Copyright and Human Rights). She has professional experience within the PR/brand marketing and creative industries as well as within education and human resources. She has also trained lawyers for continuing professional development (CPD) across a broad range of legal topics, via the medium of television as well via face to face lectures, and has lectured television industry professionals in the UK, at City University and the National Film and TV School. She has also provided presentation training and personal development training as she thrives on motivating, inspiring and encouraging individuals to reach their full potential.
Yemisi is fuelled by political debate and social commentary, and has a passion for fashion (she studied Fashion Design at London College of Fashion) and the arts/entertainment sector. She has been featured in the UK’s Guardian and Independent and been profiled on the cover of London’s Evening Standard Magazine.