Femi Oke Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
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- What does Femi do for a living?
- Who are Femi’s parents and siblings?
- What are Femi’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Femi married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Femi have any children?
- Where is Femi now?
- How tall is Femi?
- How much money does Femi earn?
- What is Femi’s net worth?
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Who is Femi Oke?
Femi Oke is a well-known British television presenter and journalist. She is also a speaker, moderator, mistress of ceremonies, media trainer, television and radio correspondent, virtual conference facilitator, and webinar host.
She has trained broadcast meteorologists in Argentina and Mozambique for the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation. Speaking, lecturing, and moderating credits include the University of Liberia, Emory University, University of South Carolina, European Commission, and the United Nations.
Her work in Africa in 2007, was recognized by The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) and the African Communications Agency with the presentation of the “African Achievers Award 2007”. Also in 2007, she was named Nigerian media personality of the year and picked up the Interaction media award in 2008 for her commitment to broadcasting the complex issues of Africa.
She is currently based in Washington D.C. where she hosts the interactive current affairs program “The Stream” for Al Jazeera English. Also, she is a social media correspondent for NPR’s Here and Now.
How Old is Femi Oke?
She is 55 years old as of April 2022, having been born on June 30, 1966, in London, England. Femi shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Mike Tyson, TinaKitten, Cheryl Ann Tweedy, Michael Phelps, jacksfilms, and many more.
Femi Oke Family
Who are Femi Oke’s Parents?
She was born to a Nigerian father and mother. Although her parents’ names are not mentioned anywhere on the internet. In case of news regarding her parents’ names, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Does Femi Oke have Siblings?
She has a sister by the name of Fumi Mosley.
Femi Oke Education
She received her high school education at Ensham Secondary School from 1977 to 1984. After high school, she enrolled at the University of Birmingham from 1985 to 1988. There she received a bachelor’s degree in English literature and language.
Femi Oke Marital Status
She is married, but she has kept her love life low-key, and the name of her husband is unknown. In case of news regarding her husbands’ name, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Femi Oke Kids
There is no information on the internet regarding whether she has kids or not. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Femi Oke Career
A Broadcasting Career
At the age of 14, Femi began her career working as a junior reporter for the United Kingdom’s first talk radio station, London Broadcasting Company. She has worked for a cable station called Wire TV; this was pre-Janet Street Porter’s L!VE TV during 1993. She has presented several shows for the station including the popular Soap on the Wire on a Saturday afternoon, with soap opera expert Chris Stacey.
In the early 1990s, Femi presented the BBC’s flagship educational science program Science in Action, and was a presenter of Top of the Pops. Femi has worked for London Weekend Television 1995-1999, Men & Motors 1998-1999, and Carlton Television 1994-1995. For over ten years, she has worked for the BBC on a wide range of radio and television shows. Radio WM local news, “Pebble Mill at One”, Radio 4’s youth show “WPFM, Radio 5’s “The Guest List”, “Entertainment News,” Saturday morning children’s programming, BBC1’s “Top of the Pops,” Radio 1’s diversity campaign “Race Through the 90’s”, BBC1’s “Newsround”, BBC 2’s “Science in Action” and “Cat’s Eyes”.
From 1999- to 2008, she has worked as the host of CNN International’s Inside Africa. She is also a former anchor for CNN International’s World Weather service at the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. There, she has presented weather segments for the programs Your World Today and World News. Femi also regularly hosted Inside Africa now fronted by Errol Barnett. This is a program that looks into the economic, social, and cultural affairs and trends in Africa. For 4 years and 7 months, from March 2008 to September 2012, she was senior editor, news host, and reporter for the syndicated public radio morning drive show “The Takeaway”.
From August 2011 to May 2013, Femi hosted, researched, and edited the audio podcast series “Beyond School Books” for UNICEF. The series focused on youngsters and education in conflict, post-conflict, and emergency situations around the world. She has curated stories and content from around the world for Upworthy’s social media platforms from September 2012 to June 2015. Femi is currently in Washington D.C. where she hosts The Stream on Al Jazeera English. She is also a co-founder of Moderate The Panel starting April 2018 to the present. Moderate The Panel provides panel moderators, event facilitators, speakers, mistresses, and masters of ceremony for every occasion.
A Public Speaking Career
Femi has accepted an invitation to teach on behalf of the World Meteorological Organisation in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has conducted guest lectures for the University of Liberia, Emory University in Atlanta, and had been a guest speaker at the United Nations addressing World Food Program in Rome, Italy.
A Film Career
She has appeared in the short film The Last Hour (2005).
Femi Oke Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 9inches (1.71m) and a weight of 77kg (169lbs)
Femi Oke’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary at Al Jazeera is $85,210 annually and has an estimated net worth of $1 million.