AYV has appointed Rosetta Fourlagawo as new Director of Training, Editorial Policy and Standards, based in Sierra Leone.
Rosetta will be part of an award-winning team of AYV journalists based in Sierra Leone and across the world, dedicated to comprehensive coverage of the biggest local and regional stories.
Prior to this role, Rosetta worked for leading media companies in the United Kingdom including Sky News, C5 News, ITV.
“We are delighted to have Rosetta onboard the AYV Family. We are the home of credible, balance and factual news. Rossetta’s love for both breaking news and distinctive work makes her the ideal person to be part our terrific AYV team and support our urgent and essential journalism for our audiences in Sierra Leone and across the world. AYV is a perfect place for Rosetta to continue her incredible journalism work and commitment to producing a wide range of thought-provoking and ground-breaking stories. With her good news judgment, wide diverse range of contacts, story ideas and comfortable demeanor; we trust that she will be at home, here, in AYV’s newsroom and out on the field as we gear up for the election season that’s upon us.”, said AYV Director of News and Current Affairs, Amadu Lamrana Bah.
Rosetta Fourlagawo is a London born journalist of Sierra Leonean heritage who lives in the UK. She graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Journalism and media and has an incredible record of many years in broadcast News, Current Affairs and Documentaries.
Commenting on her appointment, Rosetta said: “I appreciate the opportunity presented to me by AYV’s CEO Amb Anthony Navo Jr. I am glad to join the AYV International team in Freetown & look forward to using & bringing my many years of professional work experience to my new environment. I especially look forward to learning more about Sierra Leone & Africa via the newsroom – What better way to learn about a country than through a newsroom? It’s such an exciting time to work for a news broadcaster like AYV when there’s an upcoming Presidential & legislative election.”
Rosetta’s particular interest lies in factual entertainment and current affairs programming that explores and explains the world around us, whilst also making us think about it differently.
Rosetta will work with the team responsible for the coverage of the Sierra Leone 2023 Elections, delivering training, breaking news, features, and election content.
She will work together with AYV’s Director of News and Current Affairs, Amadu Lamrana Bah and AYV’s Editor-in-chief and team leader for Sierra Leone 2023 Elections Coverage, Samuel Wise Bangura, reporting to AYV’s COO, Messeh Leone.
Rosetta begins her new role immediately.
AYV is a one-stop media house providing a cutting-edge communication solution across the world. We have tv channels, radio, newspaper, printing press etc. AYV also broadcasts on DStv Channel 399 in Sierra Leone and across Africa.
AYV International is headquartered in London, United Kingdom with networks across the world including in Africa, Asia, Europe, Pacific, the Americas, and Caribbean.
AYV has established a strategic partnership with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the world service programme in London.
This partnership offers both AYV and the BBC a world – class broadcasting platform and resources for audiences across the world.