Uchehara I. Chris
Chief Executive Officer, PRAXELOK Media Project Limited Abuja
"Science is the oxygen that makes society breath. Without science, the society is dead-living. It is crystal clear the prevalences of science communication, and journalism will promote science awareness, make Nigerians appreciate science and its interventions in all ramifications"
Uchehara Ikedichukwu Chris hail from South-Eastern part of Nigeria, precisely from Ohaji/Egbema in Imo State. He had his Senior Secondary Education at Umunwaku Secondary School Ohaji in 1995 where he obtained his SSCE. In 2000, because of his love for writing, news hunt, information management and dissemination, he proceeded to study Diploma in Journalism at International Institute of Journalism Abuja where he finished with upper credit. Upon graduation, the quest to upgrade his dream career led him to study Mass Communication at Imo State University Owerri, where he obtained his first degree in Mass Communication. Mr Uchehara Ikedichukwu Chris holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communication and Broadcasting from the National Open University of Nigeria and Abia State University Uturu Okigwe Abia state Nigeria. The interest for knowledge transfer led him to enrol for a postgraduate programme at the University of Maiduguri Borno State, where he obtained a Higher Degree in Education (PGDE). He is presently a doctoral student at Nasarawa State University Keffi, Institute of Strategic and Development Communication with interest in Development Communication. He has served as a Reporter/Correspondent in many Media firms. He has taught in monotechnics and Polytechnics.
Mr Uchehara Ikedichukwu has a special interest in Science, Health and Environmental Communication (SHECOM). He is the CEO of PRAXELOK Media Project Limited Abuja (PMPL), a media firm with a speciality in Science, Health and Environmental Communication reporting. He is a registered member of many organisations, including, African Council for Communication Educators (ACCE), Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), and The Institute of Information and Record Management (TIIREM).