SWITSALONE Sierra Leone’s leading news, entertainment, fashion, sports, and cultural hub. We bridge the divide between Sierra Leone and its diaspora, making sense of breaking international and local news. If its about Sierra Leone and its online, you’ll find it here first! With over 35,000 monthly visits SwitSalone is Sweet Sierra Leone’s home on the internet. CONTACT Contributors/Events/Press Release/Advertising Email: [email protected]Vickie Remoe: Managing Editor & Brand Strategist
Vickie Remoe is a branding and New Media Communications Specialist with 7 years of professional experience in business development, and marketing. She is a Bill Gates Millennium Scholar with a B.A. Degree in Political Science from Haverford College in Pennsylvania. She also holds a M.S. Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Prior to obtaining a Journalism degree, she was executive producer of her own eponymous television program in Sierra Leone, the first independently produced television series of its kind. In the show’s 4-year run, she covered human interest, arts, and cultural stories in Senegal, Mali, Ghana, and Nigeria. In January 2010, she joined the Presidential media team for coverage of the 14th African Union Summit on “Information and Communication Technology in Africa” held in Addis Ababa.
She moved to Ghana in 2012 from New York City where she is currently a creative consultant in charge of all branding and communications at Printex, Kalyppo, The Seed Funds Savings & Loans Company, and Frutelli. Her past clients include Sierra Leone Bottling Company, Addax Bionenergy SL Ltd., Airtel SL Ltd, and Access Point Africa.
She is a sought-after speaker on the media in Africa. She served as panelist at the 2011 Wharton African Business Conference, 2012 Harvard Africa Business Conference, and 2012 New York Forum Africa Dialogue for Women in Gabon. In 2012 she won the Green White and Blue Commission Award for contributions to Sierra Leone Arts & Culture. That same year Content Link Online selected Remoe as one of 20 Must-Follow Women talking about the Diaspora, and Social Good.
Remoe is the publisher of GoWoman Magazine an online and print publication she founded in 2012. She was one of two creative entrepreneurs selected as the face of Deutsche Welle’s Africa Link ‘What’s Moving Africa‘ series in 2014.
She lives in Accra, Ghana and enjoys traveling to distant lands for delicious food. Find her on Twitter @VickieRemoe.
SWITSALONE is Sierra Leone’s leading news, entertainment, fashion, sports, and cultural hub. We bridge the divide between audiences at home and in the diaspora and making sense of breaking international and local news. If it’s about Sierra Leone and it’s online, you’ll find it here first! With over 100,000 monthly visits, SwitSalone is Sierra Leone’s home on the internet. SwitSalone is owned by VR&C Marketing.
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