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ANTHONY OBI OGBO
Anthony Obi Ogbo, Publisher of The International Guardian newspaper, has accumulated 30 years experience in the print media. He started off as an editorial cartoonist and worked his way to production supervisor, then art director, and now he is the Director of Marketing and Publications for Guardian Newspaper Incorporated.
Ogbo is a former President of the Houston Association of Black Journalists (HABJ) and the longest serving executive board member in this group affiliated with the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). As member of NABJ and HABJ, he has won numerous journalism excellence awards for his services and commitment to training aspiring African-American Journalists, including the 2004- NABJ Regional Lifetime Achievement Award.
A United States citizen, Ogbo was born in Nigeria, where he started his media career in 1981 as a cartoonist in a national daily called The Trumpet. After working in many mainstream newspapers, including The Nigerian Guardian, Ogbo came to the United States as delegate to a United Nations workshop in New York, where he accepted the position as a foreign correspondent for Prime People. He resigned this position in 1991 and settled in Houston as an independent cartoonist.
In 1995, Ogbo joined The Houston Sun as a Production Director, working concurrently with the Houston Chronicle as a graphics designer through the Houston Creative Concept program.
A prominent member of the Nigerian expatriate Diaspora, Mr. Ogbo holds degrees in Fine & Applied Arts, Commercial Arts, and Electronic Journalism and masters in Human Resources/Human Resources Management - Currently, Doctorate in Management and organizational leadership.
Author of numerous books including:
Laugh Paradise: World's Funniest Humor Pieces
The SlaveGirl NextDoor
House Slave Next Door
A true life Child-Trafficking Story
Anthony Obi Ogbo
This is not a biography, but simply, a compilation of investigations and story pieces published in the International Guardian on a controversial alleged child-trafficking victim who eventually ended up in immigration jail somewhere in the North side of town, awaiting deportation amidst sloppy bureaucracy over official classification of her status as a victim of slavery.
- Publication Date:
- Dec 21 2009
- 1449964478 / 9781449964474
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5" x 8"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- True Crime / General