Ruth Akinwunmi-King is a Nigerian multimedia journalist with about a decade experience working with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.
Ruth Akinwunmi-King is a Nigerian multimedia journalist with about a decade experience working with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria. She has covered diverse beats ranging from politics, crime and human interest stories. In the last three years, she has consistently produced stories on the environment, maternal and child health and human rights intersection on poor underreported communities in Nigeria's economic capital, Lagos.
Her passion for health reporting was ignited in 2013 after she experienced the birth of her second child through C-Section due to preclampsia which is High Blood Pressure induce during pregnancy, this has largely contributed to maternal mortality rate in Nigeria.
Ruth has a great passion of reporting issues about women, the fishery sector in Nigeria and other countries in Africa with a team of Journalists Reporting Responsible Fishing in Africa, Rejopra. She has undergone training with the Thomas Reuters Foundation, Training on Fact-Checking, Workshop on the fishing sector in Africa by COAPA in Gambia and Media Tour with OCP group Morocco. Ruth holds a Diploma Ccertificate in Basic Journalism, a National Diploma in Mass Communication and ,presently studying at a Private Institution for her Higher Diploma in Mass Communication on.