Adaora Udoji | Biography
Adaora Udoji was a fresh law graduate in the City of Los Angeles once & coincidentally she became component of the ABC News crew covering up the criminal trial of O. J. Simpson. It was a dubious open for a lady who intended on carrying out life ahead as a tax-lawyer. Actually, it was the starting of a respected career crosswise the full continuum of digital media & broadcast platforms.
Coming from a mixed heritage, including American, Nigerian & Irish, Adaora Udoji is the daughter of Godfrey Udoji & his beloved wife Mary. She was born & raised in the New York City of United States. Her chief engineer father formally served for the Dearborn City, Michigan, while her mother worked as a director at the Washtenaw County Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan, all through her early days. As for Adaora’s educational background, she has always been a bright student throughout her academic years. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she earned her Bachelor’s certificate majoring in Political Science. After a stretch into the communications-office at WUOM, a public radio-station & Business School, Michigan, the enthusiastic lady joined the UCLA School of Law. Throughout the time, Adaora externed for Central District of California, Los Angeles, United States Federal Judge, Honorable Consuelo B. Marshall & too clerked for Internal Revenue Service (I.R.S).
Professionally active since 1995, Adaora long-drawn-out into civic radio via co-hosting “The Takeaway with John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji” during the year 2008, a countrywide syndicated co- production by BBC, PRI, The New York Times, WNYC & WGBH- Boston. She covered up the Barack Obama’s presidential election, reporting on her 4th presidential election & campaign. Previous to this, on 25th April, 2006, the brilliant lady signed as a newscaster for the Court TV News. At CNN, Adaora served as a correspondent based on New York covering stories counting Katrina, mine disaster of West Virginia Sago & the presidential election 2004, for the channel’s radio & television outlets. She commenced her journalism career as an ABC News off-air reporter serving for Cynthia McFadden, covering-up the criminal trial of OJ Simpson & additional legal stories. She became the channel’s associate producer in the year 1996. She as well was component of the group that created a documentary upon death row at the ABC News which earned a prestigious Cine Eagle Award. Her additional accolades counts the World Diversity Leadership Summit’s Leadership Award by The United Nation, “40 under 40” achievement award by The Network Journals & the recognition as one among the 25 most Influential African Americans by Essence magazine. Since few years, Adaora Udoji has also emerged as a thriving entrepreneur, sporadic angel investor & organizer of the set-up “outLoud.inc” & “the Boshia Group”. She is focused on cultivating the incredible potential of other people’s anecdotes through her outLoud.inc. Prior to the foundation of the project, she served as an intern leader of the award winning start-up called “News Deeply”, this focuses on single-topic issuing & technology. She is passionately dedicated to creating, engaging & informing content that spawns proceeds. Adaora is pompously allied with Single Palm Production & Hubster.tv. Since the year 2012, she has subsisted as a board member & member of the famed Montclair Film Festival & the Women at NBCU Advisory Board, respectively.
Adaora Udoji is both an Irish & the United States citizen. She is an international nomad having resided in Africa, Europe & the United States, & worked all through the world. Once in her early life, Adaora was a spirited ice skater, however today, she fuses to biking & yoga. Always appearing to be quite secretive about her private life, the reputed lady is a married woman, since 2002. Her husband is Ron Allen, her fellow TV journalist from NBC news.
Adaora simply means ‘daughter to all’, in Nigerian language. She has been moving forward in her professional media career with down-to-earth attitude since dozen years. To know further about the vibrant lady, simply log on to wiki or multiple of her biography sites on the internet, such as thetakeaway.org & linkedin.com, among others.