Ojoma Akor works for Media Trust Limited and is health editor of Daily Trust, a national daily newspaper in Nigeria. Previously she worked as a reporter covering gender and health for the same outlet, and as an English and literature teacher. Akor has received fellowships from the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Global Health Reporting Initiative, the International Center for Journalists’ (ICFJ) Global Nutrition and Food Security program, and the International AIDS Society. She has received a number of awards for health and science reporting including the Merck Foundation’s “More Than a Mother” 2021 Africa media award (West Africa print category) and a Merck/African First Ladies “Stay At Home” media recognition award. She holds a master’s degree in mass communication from Benue State University, Makurdi, and a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Kogi State University, Anyigba.