Steve Seigha, Abuja
Management of Daily Watch has appointed Mr. Mazino Dickson-Amagada as the chairman of Daily Watch Editorial team. Daily Watch is a vibrant and fearless online outlet which carried out a nation wide recruitment recently with the plan to hit the Nigerian newsstand with its hard copy soon.
In a statement signed personally by the Publisher/Editor of Daily Watch Newspaper, Mr. Cletus Opukeme, said ’’ The choice of Mr. Mazino Dickson-Amagaga was due to his excellent performance, experience who exhibited high level of editorial qualities and good leadership role.’’
The publisher, a fire brand journalist, believed that with the choice of highly talented and professional journalists like Mazino to head a 10-man editorial team, the proposed national newspaper could form a good squad and strike a straight ‘goal’ with a difference in the competitive media industry in the country.
Mr. Mazino has been a practicing journalist for over a decade, with a wide knowledge in international affairs, education, sports, ICT, Health, Agriculture, youth matters etc.
Mazino has worked in various capacities in national institutions such as the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Voice of Nigeria (VON).
A fellow of the International Visitors’ Leadership Programme (the Ed Murrow progamme for journalists) an initiative of the U.S State Department, Mazino is also an alumnus of the prestigious Radio Netherlands Training Center (RNTC).
He studied Political Science at the University of Lagos.
He brings vast knowledge on conflict and post-conflict matters as a media expert.
A passionate lover of football and the movies, Mazino Dickson-Amagada is happily married