TVC Communications, owners of TVC, TVC News and Max FM has announced the appointment of Stella Din-Jacob as its new Editor-in-Chief.

An accomplished broadcast news journalist and Barrister with over 20 years’ experience in local and international media, Stella will oversee and implement the strategic direction and management of TVC News as it enters a period of vigorous investment and strategic change in editorial and programming output.

Plateau State Governor, Caleb Mutfwang and his deputy, Josephine Piyo have extended their heartwarm felicitations to Mrs. Stella Din-Jacob on her appointment by TVC Communications as Editor-in-Chief.

In a message, Governor Mutfwang described Mrs. Jacob as a seasoned broadcaster with extensive expertise in the media industry, trusting God that she would bring to bear, her wealth of experience to drive positive narratives for the development of the nation.

Governor Mutfwang was delighted that Mrs Stella Din Jacob, an indigene of Plateau State, commands high respect in the media industry, inview of her impactful leadership marked by dedication and commitment to excellence.

He expressed confidence in the leadership capacity of Mrs Jacob whose career spans several decades in the broadcast industry, and hoped she will introduce refreshing contents that will rebrand the image of the country before the international community.

Governor Mutfwang said as a good Ambassador of Plateau State, Mrs Jacob will bring on board innovations and purpose driven initiatives that will place the media outfit as the most competent and reliable broadcast station in the country and beyond.

Similarly, the deputy governor, Mrs Josephine Piyo said achiecing such feat in one of Africa’s reputable television networks would uplift the number of Plateau women who are holding leadership positions across the country.

Mr Piyo said Mrs Jacob’s extensive knowledge, experience and expertise have undoubtedly placed her at the edge of the media position.

The deputy governor epxressed confidence that new Editor-In-Chief would thrive  in her new position, and move the station to enviable heights.

While extending her best regards, the deputy governor wished Mrs Jacob success in her new role and a successful term in office.

She undertook a foundation course at the university of Warwick and graduated from the University of Kent with an LLB in 1992. She attended the Nigerian Law School in 1993 and was awarded a B.L.

Stella is a highly accomplished broadcast news journalist with the following accomplishments in her career.

At Channels Television, she pioneered diplomatic reporting of events across the continent of Africa and covered extensively meetings of the United Nations, Commonwealth, African Union and Ecowas. In 2001, she became and Nnamdi Azikiwe Fellow and undertook an International Visitor’s Programme to key Cities in the United States where she interned at Texas Cable News, The Washington Times and taught at the Mayborne College of graduate journalism in Denton, Texas.

She was Engaged by the management of MINAJ broadcast international to revamp news operations in 2005, this resulted in the channel winning major awards including station of the year during the 2007 Media Merit award.

Stella has freelanced for a number of international media organizations including CNN, Al Jazeera, Vatican Radio and the Guardian London.