Chikezie Omeje is a data and science journalist with 10-year experience in broadcast and online media. He recently graduated from Columbia University with Master of Science in Data Journalism where he received the James A. Wechsler Award, presented by the faculty to the student who submitted the best story on a significant international issue.
His work focuses on public interest journalism. He has covered numerous beats including education, environment, and health. His work has received many honors including Best Feature Story at the 2019 African Science Desk Journalism Awards and the Best Fact-Check at the 2018 African Fact Checking Awards.