Our Team

We have a dynamic team of inspiring and excellent cohort who are committed to Writewell’s vision of offering professional services to clients.

Chikezie E. Uzuegbunam

Founder & Principal Editor

Dr Chikezie Uzuegbunam earned a doctorate in Media Studies (focusing on digital media and young people) from University of Cape Town’s Centre for Film and Media Studies where he is a Teaching and Research Fellow. He was a lecturer in Media and Communication at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Nigeria before temporarily relocating to South Africa. He has attended and received certificates in courses in the area of media and communication research from University of Bergen, University of Witwatersrand, University of Ghana, London School of Economics & University of Cape Town. His current research interest focuses on digital media, young people, and political communication in Africa. He’s also interested in popular culture and other aspects of communication. He has contributed to important projects including Social Media and Electoral Democracy in Africa Vol 2 (Palgrave Macillan 2020), Handbook on Media Education Research (Wiley-Blackwell 2020), The Sage International Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Society (2020), New Media and African Society (Nairobi Academic Press 2018), Exploring political and gender relations: New digital and cultural environments (Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2017), The Power of the Media in Health Communication (Routedge 2016). In 2017, he was named one of Africa’s 100 Brightest Young Minds by BYM South Africa & Barclays Africa. He serves on the editorial board of African Journalism Studies published by Routledge and is a 2019 fellow of Oxford Media Policy Institute at Oxford University.

Miracle E. Nwokedi

Associate Editor & Coordinator, ‘Writewell Editors & Writers’ Facebook Group

Miracle Nwokedi is a budding writer who loves to tell African stories. She is an alumna of the Young Professionals Platform, Lagos. Nwokedi’s works have been featured in platforms such as African writer, Brittle paper, The Naked Convos and Hub 201, In 2014, she was shortlisted in the JLF Creative Writing contest. Her most recent work is Sons with Roots, a collection of eight moving stories. She lives in Asaba, Nigeria, with her husband where she is working on creating a mentorship platform for young creative minds.

BOARD MEMBERS

Obioma Nwokoye – Writewell Secretary

Constantine Okolo – Member

Chisom Uzuegbunam-Ezeafulukwe – Member

Michael C. Nzelu – Member

Chinyere Distinguished Anoke – Member

Kelechi Nkwocha – Member

Jane O. Okafor – Member

Goodness Onwuachu – Member/Legal Adviser

Gloria Ikhafe – Member

Associate Editors:

Eberechukwu Ihezie

Kayode Adegunloye

Nneka Okafor-Morah