Jolaade Igbaroola



She is presently the Director, Osun State Broadcasting Corporation Outstations, comprising of Orisun 89.5FM, Ile-Ife and New Dawn Television Channel 22 UHF Ibokun.

A seasoned Journalist with over 30 years working experience in News gathering, News Reporting, Newscasting and Programme Presentation. She hails from Ilesa in Ilesa East Local Government Area of Osun State.

She attended L.A. Primary School Ayede Ekiti, Ekiti State and Ayede Grammar School, Ayede Ekiti for her Primary and Secondary education. Having completed her Secondary school, she proceeded to Kwara State College of Technology Ilorin, Kwara State, where she sat for ‘A’ Level Basic Studies and passed Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination and General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination simultaneously.

She obtained her first Degree in Yoruba Language from the Prestigious University of Ibadan, Masters Degree in Public Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Professional Certificate in Journalism from the Institute of Journalism Abuja, Osogbo Centre.

She did her mandatory National Youth Service Corps at the NTA Abeokuta in 1990.  Upon the completion of the National Service, Jolaade Victoria Igbaroola secured an appointment with the Kwara State Ministry of education as an Education officer and subsequently taught at Government Day Girls School Ajase-Ipo and Government Day Secondary School Obbo Ayegunle, all in Kwara State.


  • Education officer Grade II – Kwara State Ministry of Education

  • Editor Grade II – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Editor Grade I – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Senior Editor – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Principal Editor – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Assistant Chief Editor – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Chief Editor – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Assistant Director – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Deputy Director – News and Current Affairs Department (OSBC-TV)

  • Deputy Director Programmes (OSBC TV)

  • Director – Corporate Affairs (OSBC TV)

  • Director Programmes (OSBC)


  • A 2 day intensive Course work on Management Capacity Building, anchored by Real Deal Communication (8th – 9th April, 2013

  • A 4 day Workshop on Best Journalism Practices in the Digital Age (18th March – 21st March, 2013)

  • A 3 day Workshop on repositioning Osun State Civil Service for the Challenge of change (2nd – 4th May, 2013)

  • Workshop on propagating the Six Point Agenda of Aregbesola’s Administration (19th – 20th April, 2012)

  • A 3 day course in General Management by OSBC (26th March – 28th March 2007

  • A 2 day workshop on Political reporting by NUJ (12th – 13th November, 2002)

  • A 2 day Workshop on Newscasting and Reporting by NUJ OSBC Chapel (24th – 25th September, 2002)

  • A day Zonal Seminar on Media and Multi System by NUJ “Zone B” (August 2002)

  • A 5 day sensitization Workshop on Gender Advocacy Techniques organized by Osun State Ministry of Information and Women Affairs in collaboration with the UNDP (3rd – 7th April, 2001)

  • A 2 week Training programme in Monitoring and Evaluation, Jointly organized by the Osun State Government, National Planning Commission and UNDP under CEPO (17th – 28th May, 1999)

  • Media Workshop for Marketing Directors, DGS/GMs of Radio and Television Stations (5th August, 2022)

  • International Women’s Day 2023 (DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality

  • 2021 NUJ – OSBC Pen Week public lecture by Hon Babatunde Olatunji, OSHA Chief Whip


  • Vice Chairperson NAWOJ, Osun State Chapter (1994-1995)

  • Chairperson NAWOJ, Osun State Chapter (1995-1997)

  • Exco Member, Nigeria Union of Journalists (2004-2007)

  • Chairman Osun NUJ Press Week Church Thanksgiving Committee


  • Newscasting

  • Singing


  • Osun NAWOJ 2019 Merit Award Recognition

Jolaade Victoria Igbaroola is a Jerusalem Pilgrimage.