Kiki Mordi

Journalist and Filmmaker
About
Kiki Mordi is a multi-award-winning investigative journalist, radio presenter and filmmaker. She has worked in various capacities as writer, presenter, voiceover artist, filmmaker, reporter, and as an advocate for gender equality. She started her career in 2013 as a student broadcaster in Rhythm FM Benin City after dropping out of university. Shortly after she became Benin City’s radio darling, with multiple awards as the midday show host in KU FM Benin.

In 2017 she became the head of presenting at Women Radio 91.7 in Lagos, Nigeria’s first radio station dedicated to women and their families. In this role she hosted many women in leadership on the critically acclaimed “Women’s Agenda” program, in partnership with the MacArthur Foundation, on the intersection of gender and corruption in Nigeria.

Ms. Mordi is the founder of the #DocumentWomen movement that aims to tackle the erasure of women and women’s stories. She produced a documentary called “Life at the Bay,” which documented the lives of women living in the remote island Tarkwa Bay. In her 2019 explosive work with BBC Africa Eye, she uncovers sexual harassment in West Africa schools in the investigative film titled “Sex for Grades.”