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Arit Okpo is a TV host and filmmaker. She hosts CNN African Voices Changemakers, where she tells the stories of Africa’s Changemakers. She also hosts Untold Facts, a talk show exploring the perspectives and experiences of LGBT people in Nigeria.
She has produced documentaries for programs such as the United Nations African Allies Series and the British Council’s Creative Enterprise Program.
Arit interviewed Grammy nominee Seun Kuti as part of the United Nations African Allies Series and was the voice talent for Swallow – a documentary on food security in Nigeria produced by the Yar Adua Foundation as well as for Marked, a documentary on Scarification, produced by Naila Media
Arit has moderated events around the continent and creates conversation spaces that are insightful and engaging. She explores cultural interactions around themes of identity, gender and sexuality and seeks to tell Africa’s stories from a human, nuanced perspective.