Bamidele Salako

A media professional and communicator with solid experience reporting high-profile events, interviewing and profiling some of Africa’s leading personalities and organizations as well as writing commentaries for mainstream news journals, a celebrity magazine and various online platforms, Bamidele Salako studied Mass Communication at Nigeria’s premier journalism institute, the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba. He graduated from NIJ with distinction, bagging multiple best student awards in the process. He’s currently a Managing Partner at Outright, a startup Media and Communications Company and also Editor-at-Large at online news and current affairs platform, Securenigeria365.com. Before now, he was an Associate Analyst at Nigeria’s foremost PR Consultancy, The Quadrant Company and was also, Head, Editorial at Africa’s leading celebrity magazine, Ovation International Magazine.

An ideas connoisseur and management and leadership buff, Bamidele has strong interest in strategic communication, brand management, brand evolution, human resource management, human capital development, public relations and advertising. He is a trained voice-over artiste and news reader with certification from the sterling Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Broadcast Academy. Owing to his rocky family and educational background, Bamidele has naturally embraced social entrepreneurship, pursuing vigorously a passion for tutoring young Nigerians on the immense value of an early discovery, development and deployment of potential. As a life-purpose management specialist, he has addressed audiences comprising hundreds of high school students, sharing life-altering principles and positioning them for future success within and beyond the boundaries of their unique socio-economic dynamic. As a human capital development, peak performance and optimal productivity enthusiast, he regularly shares disruptive life and career repositioning ideas, values, thoughts and principles on his facebook page (www.facebook.com/BIG.BAMO).