Damilola Oduolowu is a doctoral student and graduate assistant at the University of Missouri School of Journalism where he’s studying media sociology and ethics as he explores his research interests in new media and misinformation, digital storytelling, environmental journalism and journalism ethics. He is passionate about leadership and has mentored many young journalists and journalism students in Nigeria, his home country. Dami’s commitment to nurturing the next generation of storytellers at Mizzou has been nothing short of inspiring. He currently serves as the President of the University of Missouri chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Damilola is a multitalented international journalist with a great experience in multimedia journalism. Before starting the Ph.D. program, he worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) World Service as a Senior Journalist Reporter based in Nigeria and has many stories to his credit which span TV, radio, and digital (podcasts, video, and web). He earned his Master’s degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication (specialization in broadcasting) from the Lagos State University School of Communication, both in Lagos, Nigeria. Damilola is passionate about helping young people learn about multimedia journalism. Many of his trainees are now thriving in professional capacities internationally. He is the current Director of Public Relations (firstname.lastname@example.org).