Charismatic and distinguished top management staff of Channels Television, Mr. Kingsley Uranta, has been accorded glowing birthday tributes by the erudite and versatile publisher of Bethnews and Secretary of CJPAN, Mr. Oluwasegun Fabiyi, as a mark of his profound appreciation of the high echelon celebrant.
In his birthday message to the ace broadcaster, Mr. Fabiyi said:
“Our dear father, uncle, brother, friend and proactive media Comrade, the very brilliant veteran media guru, ace broadcaster and a resourceful media trainer to the core, Chief Kingsley Uranta of Channels Television, I say a very big congratulations to you today on the occasion of your auspicious birthday anniversary.
No doubt, you’re such a committed, respected and loyal person who gives no room for fear or intimidation in the industry. I know you as a goal-getter who stands by whatever cause you believe in.
I appreciate your sense of humour and your journalistic sagacity is worthy of emulation. I wish you long life and prosperity. I pray you and yours will never experience evil. May all your heartfelt desires be honoured. Amen”.
According to information drawn from Channels website,
Kingsley D. Uranta is the Assistant General Manager Operations of Channels Television, Lagos Nigeria with the responsibility of driving partnership, training and corporate communications
Part of his remit is the management of Channels Academy, a high breed media training institute set up by Channels Television to provide training for journalists and members of the larger society.
Kingsley was the first staff of Channels Incorporated Limited to be recruited in 1992 and rose to the position of Editor, Chief Correspondent, and Controller News. By 1996, Kingsley became the first staff of Channels Television to win the Nigeria Media Merit Award ‘Best Television Reporter Award.
A graduate of Mass Communication of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, and University of Port Harcourt, Kingsley has also undertaken media training at the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), School of Media and Communication Pan African University, Lagos. He was a member of the year 2000 class of high level training in media management and journalism education instituted by the BBC World Service and the then United States Information Service (USIS).