Mosunmola ‘Mo’ Abudu made history by becoming the first African to win MIPTV’s prestigious award, Médailles d’Honneur.
Mo Abudu is a Nigerian media mogul, media personality, philanthropist, and former human resources management, consultant. She was honoured with the title after MIPTV, the leading international market for content development and distribution, found her accomplishments with EbonyLife TV and EbonyLife films worthy of reward.
According to a press statement from MIPTV, Mo Abudu is one of the most prolific producers in Africa, who was described by Forbes as “Africa’s Most Successful Woman”. Within six years of creating EbonyLife TV in 2013, she has produced over 1,000 hours of original programming each year.
The prestigious MIPTV Médailles d’Honneur is awarded to senior executives who have, through their talent, leadership, and passion made a significant contribution to the world of television and the development of the international TV community.
Past honorees of the MIPTV Médailles d’Honneur include to Ben Silverman, Electus chairman and CEO, Cécile Frot-Coutaz, FremantleMedia CEO, and Ricardo Scalamandré, head of Globo’s international business and Irfan Sahin, Doğan TV CEO.