Wednesday, February 13, 2019 5.20PM / Press Release
TVC News, a member of TVC Communications, today unveiled a brand-new high definition news studio at its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.
Following substantial investment in studio operations and mobile digital satellite technology, TVC News is now positioned to become the home of breaking news for Nigeria, ensuring the fast and reliable reporting of news stories whenever, and wherever those stories break around the Federation from its network of news bureau and correspondents.
Addressing the media at a ceremony in Lagos on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Chief Executive Officer, TVC Communications, Andrew Hanlon, said that its improved news service formed part of a substantial ongoing investment plan aimed at growing the TVC Group of Companies into one of the country’s leading media organizations.
Mr. Hanlon added “Behind this state-of-the art studio in Lagos lies the real engine of our news operation: a substantial team of journalists, producers and the latest mobile satellite technology, spread throughout Nigeria, providing us with the ability to broadcast live anywhere, anytime. This will be put to the test this election weekend as over 80 million Nigerians go to the polls to cast their votes. “
He added, “We must be capable of mobilizing correspondent’s and technical teams anywhere, anytime in this vast country, to cover stories within a very short space of time to get the story on air first – and that’s what separates TVC News from other news networks and allows us to beFirst With Breaking News.
In addition, is a powerful new suite of motion graphics and visual elements which provide a contemporary look and feel to the TVC News channel, produced by the most talented Nigerian professionals.
Also speaking at the event, Director of News, TVC News, Stella Din-Jacob, said “We are incredibly fortunate to have some of the best people and broadcast facilities in continental Africa which will enable us to bring the highest quality news service to our viewers right across Nigeria, Africa and Europe.
“Having recently been awarded the coveted NBC Prize for the Best Television Station of the Year at the 26th Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA), we particularly hope that viewers will enjoy our primetime news broadcasts: TVC News at 10pm (The most watched news programme in Lagos at 10pm) and 7pm every weeknight, and to start your day with TVC News Breakfast from 6am-9am every weekend.
About TVC Communications
TVC Communications is a leading, independently owned and operated media organisation established in 2007, with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. Our TV and radio stations include: TVC (Pure Entertainment channel) TVC News (24 hour Nigerian news channel) Max FM Lagos, Max FM Abuja and Adaba FM, Ondo.
About TVC News
TVC News is a 24-hour Nigerian news channel offering a fresh perspective on African and world events. Broadcasting from Lagos, with offices and correspondents across Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa, TVC News brings its viewers the latest news 24 hours a day, telling the news as it is, with reporting that is as fearless as it is informative. Deploying state-of- the-art equipment and using a network of bureau across the country, TVC News team keeps viewers up-to- date with fast, accurate, and relevant information.
The 24-hour news channel meets the needs of its audience with objective, accurate and relevant news.