Alexis Akwagyiram is an accomplished multimedia journalist with extensive experience working in print, online, television and radio. He specialises in current affairs related to Africa and its diaspora.
Alexis is the Nigeria bureau chief for Reuters news agency. His remit spans a broad range of issues related to Africa's most populous country, including economic trends, politics, civil society and the arts. Business news forms the bedrock of his reporting on Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy.
He previously worked as a multimedia journalist at BBC Africa. During 10 years at the corporation, Alexis took on a number of roles including online reporter, TV producer, World Service radio broadcaster and New Media Editor at the BBC's international development arm.
Prior to joining the BBC, Alexis was a reporter at the Evening Standard and the Guardian. He has written reports and provided media consultancy services for various clients.