Charles Ebune, 35, is a 5-time award winning Cameroonian journalist employed by the Cameroon radio television since 2012. The 2013 winner of Sonnah Awards Best TV presenter and the British and Canadian high commissions good citizenship awards bearer holds degrees and masters in journalism and history from the universities of Yaoundé I and II respectively. Peace media awards in their 2017 first edition, recognized Charles Ebune’s show, Globewatch as the best TV interview program in Cameroon. an alumni of the state department international visitor leadership program and the Russian school of young media activists, Charles Ebune is the main anchor of Cameroon’s most popular international current affairs program called Globewatch with an estimated 12 million weekly viewers, available on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. On May 26 2015, Charles Ebune travelled to Kumba, one of the economic hubs of Cameroon, to receive an award from the scoop newspaper for the most daring 2015 journalist award in Cameroon.Amongst top world leaders interviewed by Charles Ebune, are the managing director of the international monetary fund, the former president of the federation of international football association, the former chairman of the independent electoral commission of Nigeria, the American ambassador to Cameroon, the president of the international committee of the red cross, the executive director of the world food program, British minister for Africa, the president of the European union commission,, UNESCO director general, Irina Bokova. Charles Ebune also serves as the press assistant to the director general of elections Cameroon. Charles Ebune was listed in 2016 by Avance media based in Ghana as one of the 50 most influential young Cameroonians and was recently listed by Wikipedia in his generation as a media personality in Cameroon.
Charles Ebune (born 12 July 1986) is a Cameroonian journalist who is notable for being the main anchor of Cameroon’s most popular international current affairs program called Globewatch with an estimated 8 million weekly viewers, available across most social networks. He was the winner of Sonnah Awards Best TV Presenter in 2013. He holds a degrees and masters in Journalism and History from the universities of University of Yaoundé I and University of Yaoundé II respectively. In 2016 he was listed as one of the 50 most influential young Cameroonians.
Charles Ebune has interviewed the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, the former President of the Federation of International Football Association, the former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria, the Pan African Parliament President, UN assistant Secretary General, the Executive of the UN Economic Commission for Africa and one of the candidates for next United Nations Secretary General, UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova and the former American ambassador to Cameroon, Michael Hoza. Ebune has also interviewed the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Executive Director of the World Food Program, the British Minister for Africa, the President of Switzerland, and the Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations. Ebune teaches journalism lessons at the Advanced School of Mass Communication and also serves as the press assistant to the Director General of Elections Cameroon. Charles Ebune has interviewed Aliko Dangoke Africa’s wealthiest man, Samuel Eto’o Africa’s All time best footballer, Former President of Nigeria H.E Chief Olusegun Obasanjo etc. CHARLES EBUNE AS A UNIQUE JOURNALIST
- The first journalist to sleep on the bed of Nelson Mandela for coverage in Cameroon since independence and reunification
- The first journalist to have received the highest number of foreign dignitaries on the set in Cameroon since independence and reunification
- The first journalist from Cameroon to have reported from the pentagon
- The youngest journalist to run a political show in central Africa.
- The first journalist to have reported from the grave of Jesus in Jerusalem from Cameroon since independence and reunification
- Cameroon’s Best Youngest Journalist 2018 Government Awards
- the Globewatch creator has 25 documentaries with about 10000 reports to his credit in 8 years of journalismReach him on Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter as Charles Ebune.