In all guises, Adaora Udoji is a storyteller living at the intersection of technology and the stories. She’s had many seat at the table from broadcast producer, correspondent/anchor, media strategist and investors, working in venture capital.
She’s currently producing VR/AR experiences and teaching storytelling at New York University. In a former life, she was an an award winning broadcast journalist working across across platforms: television, cable, radio and the internet at television networks, public radio and digital native outlets including: ABC News, CNN, and public radio among others. She has been recognized for her contributions to CNN’s 2005 Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University and Peabody Awards; and by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for reporting at ABC News. Essence Magazine named her among the 25 most influential African-Americans.
Udoji is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the UCLA School of Law, and a global nomad having lived or worked in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Adaora holds dual citizenship in the United States and Ireland.