Episode 3: Chetachi A. Egwu, PhD – LeadER #BeMoreER Nation!


Chetachi A. Egwu, PhD is a media/communication professor, writer/producer, journalist, filmmaker, media consultant, dancer/choreographer, artist and actor.

She earned a BA in Communication from the University of Buffalo in 1996, then moved on to Howard University in Washington, DC, where she completed a Masters and PhD in Mass Communication. Dr Egwu has served as a faculty member in the communication departments at Howard University, Morgan State University, The George Washington University and Nova Southeastern University. She is currently communication faculty at the University of Maryland University College.

Her work has been featured in academic journals, newspapers and online publications such as The Grio and is a contributor/media producer for The Burton Wire.

Her creative work, however, reaches beyond writing. Dr Egwu is also a dancer/choreographer and was a member of Carla and Company, Coyaba Dance Theater, Choreographers Collaboration Project in Washington DC and featured in several other projects.

An avid filmmaker, she has co-produced and co-directed the award-winning documentary Runway Afrique and No Justice, No Peas: Getting A Veggie In The Hood. She also co-produced, directed and did the cinematography for the documentary Sunshine Chic. Dr Egwu is currently the director of a talk show shot in Atlanta.

Dr Egwu is also a social media enthusiast and consultant and has fully jumped into the live-streaming revolution. In addition to consulting groups and individuals on effective social media, video and live stream production, she is the host of MediaScope on Instagram, Facebook Live, LinkedIn Live, YouTube, wjmsradio.com and Gospel 107.1 FM in Nassau, Bahamas. She also co-hosts the TV Channeling Podcast on wjmsradio.com and all major podcasting platforms.

Check her out @dr_tachi

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