Friday, 20 February 2009
Christiana Ngozi Anyanwu (MFR) (nee Ukah) was born in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area and is married to Dr. Casmir Anyanwu of Enyiogugu, Aboh Mbaise. The marriage is blessed with 2 lovely children.
Chris attended Owerri Girls Secondary School, University of Missouri at Columbia, and Florida State University, USA. She holds a Bachelors Degree in journalism and Masters Degree in Mass Communication.
An author, broadcaster, administrator, philanthropist and humane woman, Chris is the founder and Chief Executive of Spectrum Broadcasting Company Nigeria Limited, a young vibrant organization engaged in television programmes production and radio broadcasting. She established TSM TV, which has trained many professionals majority of whom are from Imo State. Her radio station, HOT 98.3 FM Abuja, is the hottest Radio Station in the FCT with the most far-reaching coverage spanning 8 States. HOT FM has also been licensed to set up a new station in Owerri – the first private radio in Imo State, expected to give employment to a large number of Imo citizens.
CHRIS is better known as that skilled, innocent face that adorned the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) screen some years ago. She conceptualized, produced and anchored one of the most popular news programmes on NTA - “NEWSLINE”. And for several years, she traversed the universe, covering activities of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as a petroleum correspondent. She also covered various other national and international assignments.
Chris is a senator in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.