Vivian Chime

TheCable

Reporter Profile

Vivian Chime is a Nigerian journalist with experience covering climate, global health, and development. Her journalism career started as a student journalist at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where she received a BA in Mass Communication. She has been a graduate trainee with the national newspaper The New Telegraph  and a legislative correspondent and on-air presenter with the urban radio station Sparkling 92.3 FM in Calabar. She has also worked as a freelance writer for Premium Times and Ripples Nigeria. She is a recipient of grants by the Maternal Figures and International Center for Investigative Reporting. And Vivian is currently a global media mentorship fellow with Climate Tracker. Her stories have won her international recognition, including the International Center for Journalists Global Health Crisis Reporting award. Vivian was also one of the awardees for the best fact-check reports through the 2020 Dubawa fellowship. Vivian is passionate about journalism because of the power it wields in creating a better and functional society.

Beat: Climate change

African countries are more vulnerable to climate change than a majority of states around the world. From droughts in Ethiopia to floods in Nigeria, Africans are paying a heavy price for a phenomenon many of them know little or nothing about. TheCable’s climate change reporter will help in educating Nigerians about what must be done to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change.