Title: OKOLIE MICHAEL - PANDA MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT AND PRODUCTIONS
Category: MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS
Description: Michael ‘Panda’ Okolie is an award-winning radio presenter, and has certifications in project management and digital marketing. He is an indie filmmaker, a content creator and a lover of entertainment. This love drove him to found the award winning media and entertainment brand, Panda Media. He also began hosting an online series titled journey as a creative, where he interviews excelling creatives and gets them to share their journey in the world of creativity. He has partnered with SME 100 Africa for a campaign on period poverty which was tagged pad up a girl. Michael has provided opportunities for young creatives to showcase their talents and is often known for using new faces and talents in each new short film project. He also collaborates annually with the Onye Njem brand for a creatives-centered event called Creatival, which has featured over 50 new acts in its 3 year existence. He’s has partnered with brands such as Wilson’s lemonade, The All Varieties Awards, Channels television, News Direct, Silverbird television and a host of others. He’s also a PR strategist who has worked as the lead PR on a youth empowerment project with the Ministry of Trade and Negotiations. Michael is a graduate of the prestigious Hezekiah University where he studied Industrial Chemistry. While in school, Michael served as the student union president. He recently completed a training with Tony Elumelu foundation.