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Kadaria Ahmed is a media entrepreneur and journalist. She is the founder of Daria Media Ltd, a company that is bridging the gap that exists in Nigeria for journalism that is primarily driven by public good.
Kadaria is a seasoned professional media executive and consultant to NGOs and public and private sector boards. She has a global network of contacts in the media industry built over a 25-year career spanning the Print, Radio, Television, Online and Social Media platforms.
She started her career at the BBC where she was a Senior Producer working on award-winning programs, Focus on Africa and Network Africa. In that capacity, she helped shape the news agenda for those leading programs and reported from many parts of the world including South Africa, Eritrea, and the United Nations.
Kadaria served as the editor of Next (Nigeria), the defunct award-winning publication. She co-created, produced and presented ‘Straight Talk‟, whose audience grew to over 4 million viewers globally.
She is currently moderating a feature documentary on Nigeria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; this features the efforts of notable Nigerians in government and the private sector.