Mrs. Veronica Ogbole began her career in Journalism in 1978, of which, she spent the past twenty seven (27) years reporting gender and women’s issues in Nigeria. She also reports on peace initiatives and HIV/Aids.
She has worked as a studio Manager with the Kaduna State Radio Corporation; news Reporter at the Borno Radio Television, Corporation and the Plateau Publishing Corporation, publishers of the Nigeria Standard Newspaper where she started reporting women issues in 1989. She presently works as the Chief Information Officer, Nasarawa State Ministry of Information, where she also edits the women’s quarterly magazine of the official state paper, “Nasarawa State Today”.
A trainer in gender sensitive reporting, Mrs Veronica Ogbole has travelled extensively across Nigeria to train female journalists. She has also received training investigative journalism, conflict reporting, HIV/Aids reporting.
A Communications specialist, Mrs Ogbole coordinated a 6 year communication on HIV/AIDs Project sponsored by the World Bank, under the auspices of Ministry of Information in Nasarawa State. She also has experience in developing materials for media development, report writing, presentation, developing communications strategies, and monitoring and evaluation of media projects.
She is a member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists.