Andrew Hanlon – Chief Executive Officer TVC Communications
Andrew Hanlon hails from the Republic of Ireland, with over 30 years’ experience in the broadcast industry in a career which traverses radio and television news, programming and senior management.
He took over the role of Chief Executive Officer and MD of TVC Communications in Lagos, Nigeria in 2017 where he has been on a journey to radically transform one of the largest, privately owned TV and radio broadcasters in Africa, to one which has seen an exponential increase in turnover and profitability, despite ongoing recession, in one of the largest markets in Sub-Saharan African.
TVC Communications operates market-leading terrestrial and digital TV and radio channels in Nigeria from it’s HQ in Lagos.
Prior to joining TVC Communications, Andrew worked as Director of News and Information Programming at Ireland’s leading privately-owned national television station, TV3, owned by Virgin Media, where he was responsible for the channel’s news and daily studio programming. As a founding director of the company Andrew established the station’s award-winning national news service along with a host of other market leading programmes.
Andrew’s career in broadcast journalism and news programming began with RTE, Ireland’s state-owned national television and radio broadcaster, where he worked as a news reporter and anchor before taking the position of Head of News at Communicorp radio station, 98FM in Dublin. He then took up the role of founding Managing Director of Independent Network News (INN), a syndicated national radio news service for the network of independently owned radio stations in Ireland.