Divine James Onyinyechi known simply as Tushbee is from Ughelli South in Delta State, she was born in the 80s in a polygamous home and the firstborn of her mother, Divine James Onyinyechi “Tushbee” as she is fondly called, grew up in Port Harcourt, she graduated from Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu, were she obtained a Higher diploma in Mass communication
Her love for Journalism began early – as a member of the press club in Secondary school and also her love for writing came to the fore while her passion for journalism grew in leaps and bounds. She began her career in the industry with Radio Nigeria Treasure FM in Port Harcourt; where she had her own programme title “GET WELL” and also worked behind the scenes,after her broadcast training at Alpha Institute of Broadcasting (AIBC) and Federal Radio Corporation Of Nigeria (FRCN), her expertise in broadcasting grew even more during her role at the radio station. Currently taking a course at The Nigeria Institute Of Journalism(NIJ), she is also CEO of Tushbeeonyinltd and a strategic planner for ORANGE RECORDS.
Tushbee is a freelance Journalist, Nigerian radio personality, talk show host, and a great presenter. She anchors all her programmes with professionalism and a wealth of knowledge gained in her still blossoming short career. She has worked with BRANDS ON TV as a presenter and a producer. She is currently a co – host on ‘joli-joli avenue’ with MC ice and slimmeytee’ (weekdays) from Monday to Friday 2pm to 4pm on one of Nigeria’s top urban radio stations –Eko FM, while also being a radio ambassador for Sabrina gin airing every Thursday from 8pm to 9pm on the same station with Mike James.
She has also interviewed popular African celebrities including ;Artquake, 2face, Partoranking, IK (big brother host) Majek Fashek , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-One of the most influential people in the world, Phyno, Ill bliss, Akpororo and many others.
Writing also is another of Tushbee’s passion as mentioned earlier, and she has a column with www.HAPPENINGS.com.ng The magazine which is rich in information and informed opinion on relationships, romance, family, trends in fashion and beauty tips, parenting, the latest in entertainment, health and total well-being, politics, lifestyle and gist.
The vivacious fashionable beauty who is respected as an on-air-personality for her blend of natural humour, love of showbiz, passion for music and strong African entertainment knowledge, moved in to Lagos early 2015, and she is enjoying her new journey of rediscovering Naija and soon her name will become a household name.
In an interview with her (Tushbee) she lets us into her world. See Excerpts below:
Smartconnectonline: What are you most passionate about?
Tushbee: My work.
Smartconnectonline: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
Tushbee: Relocating to Lagos.
Smartconnectonline: Who are your heroes?
Tushbee: Late Mrs Ihuaku Grace David( my grandmother), Elder Pastor Mr and Mrs James( my parents), my siblings, Ibim Davies, Mo Abudu, (Ebony life Tv) Bunmi Oke (Ceo 141 worldwide) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (writer), Jennifer Gentet(author 6 effective steps to your better self) Wendy ( tv host), Helen Paul ( comedian / Jara host), slimmeytee (waptv host) Aliko Dangote, Mannie of Cool Fm, Sean Curtis of Orange records, Edirin Abamwa (ceo Happenings magazine) Double O of EKO fm , Bassy Ikpi ( poet) Christiane Amanpour of CNN Seyi Shay . Amongst others.
Smartconnectonline: What makes you upset?
Tushbee: Nosy and noisy people.
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