EbonyLife TV founder Mo Abudu has been announced as the Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala scheduled for November 25, 2019, in New York.
The announcement was made on Tuesday, June 18, via Emmys Instagram handle as they shared a photo of the media mogul.
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Attached was a quote by Mo Abudu that read: “As producers, we are in a unique position to share fresh, authentic, and original stories with a global audience.
"Our content is not limited by language or culture. Viewers want to see stories that reflect their everyday lives—which can be found everywhere.”
It continued: “At EbonyLife, we believe in changing the global African narrative. And like many, we connect the world with our stories.
"As a Nigerian television producer, I am honored to chair the 47th International Emmy Awards and be part of an organization that celebrates extraordinary television producers from all over the globe.”
The International Emmy Awards recognises and celebrates excellence in television produced outside of the U.S.
Reacting to the news, having been given the highest seat at the table, Mo Abudu said: “I am honored to chair the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala that celebrates extraordinary television producers from all over the globe.
She added, “I would like to thank the International Emmy Awards for this honour and opportunity.”