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Frankie Edozien

Clinical Associate Professor
Reporting Africa

Frankie Edozien has directed the Institute’s Ghana based ‘Reporting Africa’ program since 2008. He is a journalist who honed his skills writing about government, health and cultural issues for a variety of publications. His work has appeared in The Times (UK), Vibe magazine, Time Magazine, Out Traveler, Blackaids.org, The Advocate, Quartz, New York Times and more.

Edozien was an award-winning New York Post reporter for 15 years, and its City Hall Reporter from 1999-2008 where he was the lead writer on legislative affairs. He covered crime, courts, labor issues and human services public health and politics, reporting from around the country and abroad for the paper.

In 2001, he co-founded the AFRican Magazine and served as the editor-in-chief. He has traveled around the world reporting on the impact of HIV/AIDS particularly among Africans and is a 2008 Kaiser Foundation fellow for Global Health Reporting. He is a contributor to the Arise News Network where he reports weekly on issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

Edozien holds a BA from NYU’s journalism school and a selection of his broadcast, print and media appearances work is available on www.edozien.net


Published Works

Quartz Social media was the other big winner at Nigeria’s historic elections April 7th, 2015 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz How traffic jams, elusive voter cards and apathy could give Goodluck Jonathan the Lagos prize March 19th, 2015 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz Nigeria’s Jonathan doesn’t need good luck for votes in his Delta region stronghold March 17th, 2015 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz Nigeria can beat Boko Haram with mercenaries but it won’t win the vote for Jonathan March 15th, 2015 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz The key difference between Africa’s two biggest economies right now January 12th, 2015 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz I left Nigeria 25 years ago-but America just sees me as black December 4th, 2014 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz Nigeria’s president may finally do what he should have done all along: bring back the girls October 20th, 2014 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz Ebola is getting worse in Guinea and no one’s paying any attention October 17th, 2014 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Quartz What’s really behind Nigeria’s kidnapped girls: a very weak president May 8th, 2014 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times After Fair Trade Coffee, Fair Trade Shea May 12th, 2013 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times Nollywood: Censored at Home, Available on the Internet April 22nd, 2013 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times Nigeria Abuzz Over Who Paid for Beyonce Concert February 24th, 2013 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times Dead, Again, in Ghana July 25th, 2012 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times Africa’s Second Female President Delivers June 11th, 2012 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times African Style Goes Global, Despite Little Tangible Support From African Leaders May 26th, 2012 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times A Female President Demands Equal Rights for Africa’s Gays May 20th, 2012 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor The New York Times ‘Comfort Women’ Controversy Comes to New York May 10th, 2012 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Colorlines Ghana’s Growing Gay Pride Faces Evangelical Backlash August 30th, 2011 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Time How Bad Is Security at the Lagos Airport? December 30th, 2009 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor Worldpress Fight Against AIDS in East Africa October 1st, 2008 Frankie Edozien Clinical Associate Professor
 

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