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SCHICK AT WORK: MEET COLETTE OTUSHESO THE BRAINS BEHIND ACCELERATE TV

Colette Otusheso is an experienced, value-driven marketing, communications and project management professional with a proven record of championing organizational wide initiatives within cross- functional teams. Accelerate TV is a multi-faceted online lifestyle brand and entertainment powerhouse, and the woman leading the network, Colette Otusheso continues to raise the bar in producing quality content and the development of youth-oriented programming.

From garnering high ratings with Big Brother Africa, 53 Extra, Naija Sings and Face of Africa while working as Marketing and Events Manager at M-Net Multi-Choice Nigeria, she has been a part of some of the biggest projects. Like heading up the Nigerian operations of VIACOM International Media Networks Africa and spearheading the Nigerian marketing campaigns for the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA’S), MTV Shuga, the BET Africa launch, BET Awards and campaigns and Nickelodeon Africa campaigns amongst others as the Head of Marketing and Operations. Colette is focused on taking African content to the world and championing a reimagined Africa while sharing complex, entertaining and diverse narratives.

COLETTE OTUSHESO

In addition to new television programming, Colette advocates the development of a consumer-facing digital platform www.acceleratetv.com with a focus on entertainment, content production, social media, youth orientated programming and digital banking initiatives and campaigns. Some of Accelerate TV’s upcoming programmes include top-rated show ‘The Shade Corner’ Season 2, the highly acclaimed ‘King Women’ series follow up, The Brotherhood produced and directed by the award-winning director Kemi Adetiba and a new youth-focused comedy drama ‘Corper Shun’, set around a group of young Nigerians undergoing their National Youth Service Year.

“We are very excited to be sharing our content with the world through our partners IFactory and we are looking forward to launching more African produced content that will Educate, Empower & Entertain our audiences.” Says Colette.

Colette Otusheso

Colette’s ability to translate local content to an international audience is unparalleled and she is our SCHICK at Work spotlight this month.