Thursday, April 11, 2013

US Consulate Visits Concert Radio - Media Release

Below is my media release dated 11 April 2013

Hello there,

Representatives of the US Consulate, led by the Information Officer for the US Mission in Nigeria, Deb Maclean today paid a courtesy visit to Concert Radio, affirming its rising status as Nigeria's No 1 online radio. This is a rare visit by the US Mission to a media organization and is a landmark in our efforts to position the Concert Radio brand for corporate and social relevance. The visit is sequel to series of correspondence and the mission's close monitoring of our activities and fast growing influence on the Nigerian youth.

In a one hour LIVE interview on the station anchored by Director of Content and Operation , Keni Akintoye, listeners were informed of the US Mission’ s programmes on youth empowerment.  Several callers into the show asked questions bordering on visa issues, scholarships, social media and censorship. Other issues of interest included American education, culture exchange, and political awareness.

During the one hour live chat, the Information Officer for the US Mission in Nigeria, Deb Maclean disclosed that the US Mission is particularly impressed by Concert Radio’s consistency, social media use and professionalism. The mission identifies the internet radio station as a formidable avenue to reach more youths with their activities in Nigeria. According to Keni Akintoye a PR and New Media specialist who is also the station's Communication Head, "This is the beginning of future collaborations between Concert Radio and the US Mission in Nigeria".

Concert Radio affirms the American government’s commitment to the intellectual and economic development of the young Nigerian. We therefore express our appreciation for encouraging our resolve to contribute to the development of our country Nigeria through a convergence of radio and new media.
Concert Radio transmits from Lagos Nigeria and can be received via both Apple and Windows PCs, tablets, smartphones and all browser enabled devices. The internet radio’s entertainment content has continued to attract Nigerian youths. Our platform offers the best platform for reaching young Nigerians within the country and beyond. We are available for collaborations with credible organisations and individuals.
To listen to Concert Radio, log on to:
Studio Lines: +2348179998872 and +2348162828575
Twitter: @Concert_radio

Thank you for your kind support and publicity.

Best Regards

Keni Akintoye
Director - Content and Operation
Concert Radio/Concert Plus TV

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