Tuesday, January 3, 2012

CNN's Lagos-Based Correspondent Christian Purefoy Resigns


    The Lagos-based correspondent for CNN ,Christian purefoy has left the news network .Christian made it known earlier today on twitter by tweeting ;
    "Dear all, i have now moved on from CNN -I'D like to thank everyone for the support over the last seven years!But this is not the end."


    Christian purefoy has anchored programmes like CNN African voices which has featured many nigerian celebrities like Genevieve Nnaji, Asa, cobhams asuquo , pastor adeboye and many more.He also covered Nigeria elections in 2011 all over lagos and some other parts of the country .


His profile on CNN website
Christian Purefoy is a Lagos-based correspondent for CNN.Named to this position in early 2008, Purefoy is an integral part of CNN’s presence in Lagos, where he regularly delivers news stories of global relevance from within the region.
    Purefoy previously served for three years as a producer, editor and cameraman on various assignments for CNN that included extensive work on Inside Africa, CNN’s weekly current affairs program that provides global viewers with an inside look at political, economic, social and cultural affairs and trends in Africa.Before joining CNN full time, Purefoy was based in Lagos, 
   Nigeria and worked as a freelance journalist writing for a variety of UK and US newspapers and publications including The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Newsweek.He first joined up with CNN International in June 2002 as a producer at ‘Vivid Features’, an Africa-based production company, where he helped produce a number of CNN-commissioned projects.
  Purefoy is British and studied International Politics and International History at Keele University.
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2 comments:

  1. The guy is a good presenter , he will be missed 

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  2. We'll miss him. He's done a good job by showing, in a good light, Nigeria to the world. I pray that he keeps soaring higher in his future endeavour. God bless.

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