Chisom Ezebuka is currently the Philanthropy Manager for the Jim Ovia Foundation.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication as well as a Master of Arts degree in Public Relations and Advertising from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). She also has a certificate of proficiency in Universal Mandatory Information Technology Training (UMITT) from AfriHub ICT Institute, Nigeria.
Chisom is a recipient of the Hon. Ghali Uma Na’Abba Prize in memory of late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe for her outstanding academic performance at UNN, where she also received the prize for the Best Graduating Student in Mass Communication Department in 2013. She has articles published in both the Journal of Media Studies and The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE).
Prior to joining the Jim Ovia Foundation, Chisom worked at The Sun Newspaper Limited Lagos, Nigeria in 2010 where she began her career as a journalist/reporter; and trained as a copy editor for the Metro News department of the daily. She later had an internship with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria in 2011, where she functioned as an assistant copy editor and voice-over artiste at Metro 97.7 FM.
Until 2017, she was a copywriter at Mullen Lowe Lagos where she handled both the traditional and new media image of a number of multinational companies like Unilever, House of Chi and Spectranet. During this time, clients recorded significant production volume and sales increase including bagging awards in their different market categories because of Chisom and her team’s commitment to improving brand love and loyalty for clients’ products amongst consumers.