Busola Tejumola Breaks New Ground by Joining the Academy Responsible for Emmy Awards
Written by maxfmeditor3 on November 1, 2023
Busola Tejumola has made history as the first Nigerian woman to join the prestigious Emmy Awards organization. Her role as the Executive Head of Content at Multichoice has propelled her to a prominent position in the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS).
Tejumola’s acclaim rests on her notable contributions to globally recognized film and television awards. She’s been a driving force behind events such as the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), the ever-popular Big Brother Naija, and critically acclaimed TV series like Masquerades of Aniedo, Chronicles, Refuge, and the highly discussed Slum King.
Her induction into the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) is a watershed moment, symbolizing not only her remarkable talent but her commitment to fostering excellence within the television industry.
The Academy is the apogee of the television universe, an exclusive enclave of 800 prominent entertainment and media executives from around the world, united by a shared passion for advancing the art and science of television.
Tejumola’s membership brings a fresh dimension to the Academy, diversifying its talent pool, and transforming it into a more inclusive and vibrant institution.
This achievement is not merely a personal triumph but a momentous occasion in the larger context of the television and film industry.
Tejumola’s journey is more than an individual accomplishment; it’s a beacon for the entire industry, signifying the heights that can be reached through the alignment of talent, dedication, and opportunity.
As we draw closer to the next Emmy Awards, slated for January 15, 2024, we eagerly anticipate the ripple effect of Tejumola’s involvement on the Nigerian film industry. Her journey serves as a testament to the profound impact one individual can make when their talent is married to dedication and opportunity.