In significant recognition of her outstanding contributions to the global television industry, Dr. Busola Tejumola, MultiChoice’s Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, has been elected as a distinguished member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IASTA). This prestigious accolade solidifies her place among the foremost leaders in the international television programming field.
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, established in 1969, is an esteemed institution with a mission to celebrate excellence in television programming created outside the United States. It is the organisation responsible for the prestigious International Emmy Award, which represents the highest level of achievement in the world of television.
Dr. Busola Tejumola’s induction into this elite circle of media and entertainment luminaries is a testament to her immense influence and expertise in shaping the television landscape. Her career is marked by remarkable achievements and a profound commitment to excellence, qualities that the academy seeks to honor.
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences brings together over 800 entertainment and media executives from across the globe who share a common passion for advancing the art and science of television. As members, they benefit from a global network of industry leaders, fostering collaboration and innovation.
Dr. Tejumola’s appointment to the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences reflects her unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of television content, promoting cultural diversity, and showcasing the best in global television programming. Her visionary leadership has elevated MultiChoice to new heights and made a lasting impact on the international television landscape.
This achievement comes as MultiChoice’s Africa Magic channel, under Dr. Tejumola’s leadership, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Over the past two decades, the channel has achieved numerous notable milestones, including hosting the acclaimed AMVCAs and the cultural phenomenon that is Big Brother Naija, among other shows that continue to launch the careers of Nigeria’s biggest stars.