Imo State has an exciting media landscape with radio and television stations of impressive reckoning. Most of the on-air personalities (OAPs) in various media houses have become household names in the city because of the popularity of their programmes and a growing broadcast media audience in the state. Some of the OAPs stand out because of their unique qualities and presentation style. Here is a list of top 10 female OAPs in Owerri Imo State.
10. Nneka Ikwan Orji
Nneka Ikwan Orji, AKA Cranberry, is one the very few OAPs in Owerri anchoring impactful programmes in a captivating way. She is a broadcaster and health journalist working at Darling FM 107.3 Owerri. She is one of the best hands at the station with a huge fan base for her programmes particularly because of the engaging approach she adopts in making listeners part of the show. Nneka co-anchors and co-produces the daily health programme of the station, Darling Clinic at 11am, the entertainment programme, DJuice Vs Music Premiere in the afternoon 12:30pm-2pm. She also produces and hosts the business programme Talk Business every Monday at 10:30am. This pretty multi-talented presenter is a Health Journalism Fellow. Her prowess and contributions on health matter got her recognized by the watchers in government circles as a result of which she was made a Technical Working Group committee member of the Imo State Health Finance Policy and Strategy. Nneka has one of the most charming voicing anyone could use in handling a health programme. The calmness and piercingly soothing nature of the voice carries excitement that even heals sick listeners before they apply the health tips from her programme. She is one of the hottest female OAPs in Owerri with an unbelievable passion for broadcasting.
9. Uchenna Osinachi
Uchenna Osinachi, popularly known as ‘UC Royal’, is among the most skillful presenters in Owerri with a radio friendly voice that ‘charms’ her listeners. She hosts the ‘Sister’s Keeper’and As E Dey Hot radio shows at The Reach 104.9 FM Owerri where she is one of the best hands the station can boast of. ReachFM on air personality Uchenna Osinachi popularly known as “UC Royal” This pretty talented OAP is a great presenter and an awesome event host who is well sought-after by people looking lively anchor for their programmes and occasions. Osinachi is among the hottest female OAPs in Owerri.
8. Lilian Duru
Lilian Duru, aka Brownyclod, is a multi-talented OAP whose presence as a staff of The Reach 104.5 FM has taken the station above others in the broadcasting industry in Imo State. She is a carpet/event host, transcriber, elocutionist, newscaster and programme host. Lilian is a graduate of English Language Education from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). She began to follow her passion for broadcasting while working with the Orientation Broadcasting Service in the NYSC, at Nonwa-Gbam Tai in Rivers State, and while working in Radio Rivers as a Presenter under the Editorial Board CDS. Having had a taste of what it’s like to be a Presenter, she then wanted to achieve more in the industry. Her desires pushed her on to becoming a Programme Host with Alaowerri Tv, and then Megaband 97.3 FM as a Newscaster/Programme Host, all in Owerri, Imo State. She worked with Alaowerri media services from September 2017 to March 2018. She then moved to Megaband 97.3 FM Owerri, where she worked from March 2018 to September 2018. She moved to The Reach 104.5 FM Owerri, October 2018 where she is presently a newscaster and presenter. Lilian anchors Naija View, Politics 104 and My Kid at Reach FM Owerri.
Lilian’s presentation skills give listeners memorable radio experience which keeps them loyal to any station she works for. She is calm and cool, yet one of the hottest female OAPs in Owerri. She is a model and inspiration to many young girls who wish to pursue a career in the broadcasting industry in Nigeria.
7. Ijeoma Nwoke – My Radio 101.1 FM
Ijeoma Nwoke, popularly known as Igolonwanyioma is a very interesting OAP who knows how to keep her audience glued to their radio sets while she is on-air. Her jovial personality is infectious even on radio. This makes listeners want to hear her voice always. She is one of the hottest female OAPs in Imo State with a cute personality that makes her very friendly.
6. Adaeze Ijeoma – Zandas 105.7 FM
Adaeze Petronilla June Ijeoma is one of the most captivating OAPs in Owerri. She is popular among radio listeners for her cheerful personality which she uses to make her radio programmes very exciting. She is one presenter you would want to always listen to on radio, especially with her exquisite on-air and off-air personality. Adaeze is among the hottest female OAPs in Imo State.
5. Cynthia Ubaka – Darling 107.3 FM
Cynthia Ubaka is popularly known by her stage name “Cassey D Radio Diva”. She has an audience-friendly accent that keeps listeners glued to her programme till the last minute. She is one of the hottest female OAPs in Owerri.
4. Chidera Aneke – Darling 107.3 FM
Chidera Rosecamille Aneke, popularly known by her stage name , Certified Camille, is a beautiful and hardworking OAP with making Darling FM Owerri one of the most sought-after radio stations in the State. The graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University began her journey into the broadcast world in 2014 while working with Radio Benue as a programme anchor during her National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme. She is one of the most charming OAPs in Owerri with numerous fans always tuning in to Darling FM to listen to her prgrammes. Chidera loves her work with a passion and this makes her very natural while engaging listeners during her programmes.
3. Princessa Blessing Unegbu – Hot 99.5 FM
Princessa Blessing Unegbu, Africa Ekwurekwu as she is fondly called, is one of the most popular female OAPs in Owerri. The graduated of Imo State University, Owerri began her broadcast career as a presenter at Zanders FM before moving over to Hot 99.5 FM Owerri. She is loved by listeners who get excited by her jovial nature on air.
2. Ujunwa Uzoma – Darling 107.3 FM
Ujunwa Laureta Uzoma, popularly known by her stage name, Radio Taata, is one of the most popular pidgin language radio presenters in Owerri. She is an OAP, pidgin news caster, program producer, and voice over artist. Ujunwa was born in Nduhu Duruewuru Amucha in Njaba local government area of Imo State. She had her primary education at Amucha Community Primary School and moved to Amucha Technical Secondary School for her Secondary Education. She studied Library and Information Science at Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri. Ujunwa’s passion broadcasting saw her moving to Darling 107.3 FM Owerri in 2017 to begin a career in broadcasting. She worked as an Igbo female co-host in the Igbo department for one year as “Nwaada Igbo” before joining the pidgin department. She is currently one of the station’s female pidgin language programme presenter and the most engaging female pidgin language programme OAP in Owerri. Her programmes run on Mondays 2pm-4pm, Thursdays 2pm-4pm and Fridays 2pm-4pm. She is one sexy sultry OAP that cannot be ignored for her beauty, style and poise. Ujunwa has exquisite on-air and off-air personalities that make her the delight of fans.
1. Joyce Unegbu – Orient 94.4 FM
At number one is Joyce Unegbu. She is a steady & committed presenter of IBC Orient Fm and Tv stations. She’s from Mbaise. She’s the Director of Programmes in Orient Fm/Tv. Joyce is a household name in Imo state, especially among broadcast media audience. The programmes she anchor’s are ‘Reach Out’ which starts by 3:05 pm on Tuesdays, Talking Politics – Thursdays at 12:05 pm, Anniversary Hub – Saturday at 11 am, Take a Chance – Mondays at 3:05 pm, and Hello Ladies – Fridays at 3:05 pm. She studied communication arts at the University of Ibadan. She’s devoted to her work.