VOO's CV

Veronica Olabisi Falodun | BA H MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS |

 | 07739065741 | tncwitholabisi@yahoo.co.uk 


Popularly known as Veronica Olabisi Obadara or V.O.O.

Veronica Olabisi is a graduate of Media and Communications from the University of Greenwich. She studied Advanced Projects, Filmmaking For Change, and Journalism in Practice, for her BA H degree.

A Broadcast Journalist and versatile Multimedia Practitioner with 29 years of experience. Veronica also has Level 3 NVQ and over 4 years of experience as a healthcare worker in the United Kingdom.


She  has senior role experience in working with vulnerable adults, people with special 
needs, and especially children presenting with complex needs- including mental and 
physical disabilities. 

 


Her passion lies in supporting vulnerable people in need of personalised services to 
regain their lives and function as part of their communities and the larger society.
She is currently looking for an opportunity to develop her career, working for a major employer in the well-being and Community sector.


Schools Attended
University of Greenwich, Greenwich, London- 2019- 2022


The Rock Training Institute, London - (NVQ 3 - 2014)


The Rock Training Institute, London - (NVQ 2 - 2012)


Our Lady Of Apostles Secondary School, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria- (GCE O’Level) 1984-1986

St Joseph's Secondary School, Idi-Mango, Lagos 1980 -1984


Career History 
• September 2019 – Till Date: Full-time University (Freelance work as a Social 
Media Manager).


• October 2018 – September 2019: Freelance Media Works.


• JULY 2017- October 2018: Team Leader, Avante Care, Parkview Care Home, 
Bexleyheath, Kent (Caring for the Elderly with Dementia, End of Life, Diabetes, 
etc.). 


• November 2015 – July 2017: Care Assistant, Avante Staff Bank (ASB) 


• June 2012- November 2015: MCCH Care Homes. Care Assistant/Personal 
Assistant on Secondment.


• June 2010 – June 2012: Big Circle Media. Various media works, Community 
training events, Celebrity photography, and video content production.


• February 2009- June 2010- Maternity Leave.


• March 2005 – January 2009: Independent Distributor Forever Products.


• August 2004- February 2005: Medichoice Care Agency, Support Worker


• March 2004-August 2004: At Home recuperating from a major operation. 


• August 2003-February 2004: Healthcare Assistant-Mission Care, (Looking 
after elderly with dementia. 

 

  • Aug 1999 - April 2003 Newscaster / Presenter

Ogun State Television, (OGTV), Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Olabisi's broadcast media journey began in 1992 at The Ogun State Television(OGTV), Abeokuta, Nigeria, as a Duty Continuity Announcer (DCA).

Over the years, she gained more experience working as a Radio and TV Announcer, Presenter and Newscaster with various radio and TV stations in Nigeria.

Olabisi returned to Ogun State Television in 1998 as a Freelance Newscaster and Presenter.

At that time, Newscasters were part of the News Production, working closely with the Editor and other members of staff in the Newsroom to ensure a hitch-free News broadcast each day. 

She read major news bulletins both as a single and dual-caster.

  • Aug 1999 - April 2003 Owner / PRESENTER, THE MUSIC FACTORY (TMF)

TMF was Olabisi's first TV production as an Independent Producer. 

Created as a musical quiz and request show on Ogun State Television in 1999, targeting the youth and the young at heart.

The programme gained a huge viewership and great support from businesses and major organisations in Lagos, Ibadan and Ogun State, Nigeria. The programme rested in 2003.

 

  •  Feb 1998 - Feb 2000 Presenter- 'Check It Out Breakthrough Television Services (BTV) Lagos, Nigeria.

Reporting directly to the CEO, Olabisi along with her team was responsible for guest booking, research, filming, editing, and post-production.
'Check It Out was a movie-oriented programme, presented as a weekly Live TV show by Olabisi. It was syndicated on 11 TV channels in Nigeria at the beginning.
The Show was the 'brainchild' of Broadcast Media Guru, Ganee Adewuyi, CEO of BTV.
It features interviews with prominent personalities in Nigeria. 

The show later evolved into a full show-business programme, featuring interviews with 
prominent personalities from across the globe, highlights of events and Vox Pop on topical issues.

At the beginning, it was a dual presentation by Olabisi Falodun (Obadara) and Olabisi Adekanye.

The second Presenter dropped the show due to her job commitments.
Olabisi Falodun (Obadara) then continued as the Presenter of the programme for the next 2 years.

With her versatility, she transformed 'Check It Out' into a full show-business programme.

'Check It Out was the 'darling' TV Show in the 90s, on Galaxy TV Ibadan and BCOS Ibadan, Nigeria. Viewers confirmed that it was one of the best TV Shows in Nigeria at the time.

Later, 'Check It Out' was syndicated on over 23 TV Channels in Nigeria.

  • Feb 1996 - Jul 1998 Television Presenter Galaxy Television, Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria., the first Independent Television Station in Nigeria.

Popularly known as Olabisi Falodun then, she was the first TV Announcer on the channel For over three months, she was also the only Duty Continuity Announcer (DCA) appearing on the channel. Olabisi combined other responsibilities such as producing and presenting a Debate / Quiz Competition Show for all secondary schools in Oyo State with her daily routine as a Duty Continuity Announcer.

 

  • May 1192  - Feb 1996 Newscaster Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC) ·

Duty Continuity Announcer, Radio Presenter, Newscaster. (Freelance).

 

  • Feb 1992 - May 1992  Duty Continuity Announcer

Ogun State Television (OGTV) ·Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria
Duty Continuity Announcer.

Academic Qualifications
• BA H Media and Communications

• GCSE O’Level- 1981-1987


Vocational Qualifications
• Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) - 2017
• NCFE Level 2 in Medication administration - 2017
• NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care - 2014
• NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care - 2012


Key Skills
• Excellent verbal and communication skills


• Competent Risk Assessor


• Multi-skilled as a team leader, author of care plans, and a mediator with 
families and external professional bodies.


• Capacity to work under pressure


• Medication Administration


• CPR


• First Aider


Multimedia Skills
Videography
Photography
Video Editing
Copywriting
Photojournalism


Life Skills
Sewing
Cooking

Skincare Formulation

 

V.O.O.jpeg

Veronica Olabisi Falodun
(Nee Obadara).

Scan This Code To See
My CV on Your Smartphone
VeronicasCVQRCode.png