Femi Oke Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, CNN, Al Jazeera English, Salary

Femi Oke Biography

Femi Oke is an international journalist serving as a senior host for Al Jazeera Media Net work, based in Washington D.C. She hosts the interactive current affairs program “The Stream” for Al Jazeera English and also serves as a social media correspondent for NPR’s Here and Now.

Femi Oke Age

She was born on 30 June 1966 in London, United Kingdom.

Femi Oke Nationality

Her nationality is a British national and Nigerian by parentage.

Femi Oke Education

Oke graduated from Birmingham University in England with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Language.

Femi Oke Parents

She has not revealed the names of her parents but they are Nigerians of the Yoruba ethnic group.

 

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Femi Oke Siblings

She has one sister known as Fumni Mosley.

 

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Femi Oke Husband

Femi is married but she has kept that part of her life private, the name of her husband is unknown.

Femi Oke Kids

There is no public information available on whether she has children or not.

Femi Oke Al Jazeera English

Femi joined Al Jazeera Media Network in March 2013. She is based in Washington D.C. where she hosts the interactive current affairs show ‘The Stream’ for Al Jazeera English. She also serves as a social media correspondent for NPR’s Here and Now.

She began her career in journalism at the age of fourteen as a junior reporter for the United Kingdom’s first talk radio station LBC. After graduating from Birmingham University she joined BBC as a radio reporter and producer. During her ten year tenure she worked for the BBC on a wide range of radio and television shows including: 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”

In 1999, she relocated to to the US and joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Internation. She left the network in 2008 and joined WNYC Radio as a senior editor, news anchor and reporter.

Femi Oke CNN

Oke joined CNN in 1999 where she served as a weather anchor for CNN International’s World Weather service, based at the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta. She presented weather segments for ‘Your World Today’ and ‘World News’.

She later became the host of the current-affairs program Inside Africa live and would travel to Africa regularly to report. She spent months as a correspondent at CNN’s bureau in Johannesburg, South Africa, reporting from Angola, Burkina Faso and Kenya.

In 2005 she covered Liberia elections, where she interviewed former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, presidential candidate and soccer star George Weah and Africa’s first female head-of-state, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

Her work in Africa was recognized by The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Communications Agency with the presentation of the “African Achievers Award 2007”.

Femi Oke Weather

Femi served as a weather presenter for CNN International’s World Weather service, based at the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta. She presented weather segments for ‘Your World Today’ and ‘World News’.

She also assisted the United Nations World Meteorological Organization with training international broadcast meteorologists in Argentina and Mozambique. Prior to joining CNN, she worked as a weather forecast for London Weekend Television. During an interview with Independent UK, she said that her most embarrassing moment was when she was a weather presenter as during her first week she signed off with, “Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight. Red sky in the morning shepherd’s house on fire”.

“During my first week, I signed off with, “Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight. Red sky in the morning shepherd’s house on fire”. It was a silly throwaway line, and when the forecast went out, the lead news story was about a house fire! The phones, excuse the pun, lit up. Fortunately, I wasn’t fired, and some viewers called in to say I’d made them chuckle.”

Femi Oke Moderator

Oke is a moderator who co-founded Moderate The Panel. After years of moderating she teamed up with a diverse group of international journalists and expert communicators.

Femi Oke Salary

Her salary as a journalist is around $38k per year.

Femi Oke Net Worth

Oke’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million.

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