Faculty Profile

Frankie Edozien

Ghana

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

 

 

Byline

Quartz Social media was the other big winner at Nigeria’s historic elections April 07, 2015 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz How traffic jams, elusive voter cards and apathy could give Goodluck Jonathan the Lagos prize March 19, 2015 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz Nigeria’s Jonathan doesn’t need good luck for votes in his Delta region stronghold March 17, 2015 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz Nigeria can beat Boko Haram with mercenaries but it won’t win the vote for Jonathan March 15, 2015 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz The key difference between Africa’s two biggest economies right now January 12, 2015 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz I left Nigeria 25 years ago—but America just sees me as black December 04, 2014 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz Nigeria’s president may finally do what he should have done all along: bring back the girls October 20, 2014 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz Ebola is getting worse in Guinea and no one’s paying any attention October 17, 2014 Professor Frankie Edozien
Quartz What’s really behind Nigeria’s kidnapped girls: a very weak president May 08, 2014 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times After Fair Trade Coffee, Fair Trade Shea May 12, 2013 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times Nollywood: Censored at Home, Available on the Internet April 22, 2013 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times Nigeria Abuzz Over Who Paid for Beyoncé Concert February 24, 2013 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times Dead, Again, in Ghana July 25, 2012 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times Africa’s Second Female President Delivers June 11, 2012 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times African Style Goes Global, Despite Little Tangible Support From African Leaders May 26, 2012 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times A Female President Demands Equal Rights for Africa’s Gays May 20, 2012 Professor Frankie Edozien
The New York Times ‘Comfort Women’ Controversy Comes to New York May 10, 2012 Professor Frankie Edozien
Colorlines Ghana’s Growing Gay Pride Faces Evangelical Backlash August 30, 2011 Professor Frankie Edozien
Time How Bad Is Security at the Lagos Airport? December 30, 2009 Professor Frankie Edozien
Worldpress Fight Against AIDS in East Africa October 01, 2008 Professor Frankie Edozien