Omoniyi Ibietan Named Head, Media Relations Management, NCC
Communications management professional, Omoniyi Ibietan has been appointed as the Head of media relations management at the Nigerian communications commission, NCC.
Omoniyi in his new capacity will be saddled with the responsibility of coordinating print and broadcast media, including support and events management services, press conferences, training, and interviews.
Before his new role, Omoniyi had previously served as the agency’s Head of Online Media for about ten months.
He was also the Senior Manager, Media Management, and earlier, he served the Commission as Senior Manager Legislative Relations. In that capacity, he was a frontline relationship manager of the Commission with the National Assembly (Nigeria’s Federal Bicameral Parliament).
Before he joined the NCC in 2007, Omoniyi signed on with the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, set up its Corporate Communications Department, and later managed its Media Strategy and External Relations responsibilities.
Taking to LinkedIn to announce the appointment, Omoniyi wrote, “I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Head Media Relations Management at Nigerian Communications Commission.
“The team I lead will prepare speeches, releases and statements as well as editorials, features, opinions and ensure their syndication. Engaging key media actors, interest groups, and consumers are now in my purview. So are media intelligence, strategic positioning, crisis management, and quality assurance of media materials.
“My group will also handle print advertisements, designs, public notices, and subscriptions, as well as media space buying across messaging platforms and undertake liaisons with advert agencies and media consultants”.
Omoniyi has an M.A, in Communications and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan, UI.
He proceeded to the Institute for Public-Private Partnerships and WEDC, Loughborough University for professional certification as a regulation specialist.
Omoniyi is also a Doctorate Fellow, in Communication from North-West University, South Africa.