Anike-ade Funke Treasure is a broadcast journalist, a certified media trainer, speech and leadership coach.
She was the first female journalist to manage an all news radio station in the Radio Nigeria Network and indeed the Nigerian broadcast industry.
She rose to the Assistant Director, Programmes, FRCN Lagos Operations.
She is the founder of Funke Treasure Table Tennis Championship (F3TC) a championship for girls in junior secondary schools.
She runs a social enterprise, the Media Mentoring Initiative (MMi) to empower aspiring and young professionals with broadcast skills.
She is Guest Faculty with The Journalism Clinic; the Nigerian Army School of Public Relations, Lagos NASPRI) and more.
She is a facilitator and member of the board of the Internatonal Press Centre, Nigeria, and was an Adjunct Lecturer with Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.
She was the pioneer Vice President, Acting President & President of the School of Media & Communication (SMC) Alumni of Pan Atlantic University, Lekki, Lagos.
She is a recipient of professional media fellowships and awards.
These include the Nigerian Media Merit Award’s Radio Production of the Year 2008 and Finalist, Henry J. Kaiser HIV Journalism Category, CNN African Journalist of the Year Award 2007.
She has authored three books, including a childhood memoir, and Pronunciation Guide Series for Secind Language Speakers of the English Language.
She recently retired from Radio Nigeria to run her own enterprise; Illuminate Nigeria Development Network, a social enterprise.
Anike-ade Funke Treasure has a BAEd in English Laguage and Masters degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University, South Africa.
She is a John Maxwell Team speaker, trainer and facilitator, she is in demand in Nigeria and West Africa as a panelist, speaker, and facilitator.