Mo Abudu to receive the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur in Cannes at MIP TV


Mo Abudu has just announced that she is one of four people to receive the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur at MIP TV in Cannes.

The 2019 awards will be awarded to: Mosunmola “Mo” Abudu, CEO, EbonyLife Media (Nigeria); Ilene Chaiken, Writer, Showrunner and Producer (USA); Stéphane Courbit, Chairman, Banijay Group (France); and Jane Millichip, Managing Director, Sky Vision (United Kingdom).

The four will receive their MIPTV Médailles d’Honneur at a cocktail and awards ceremony taking place in Cannes, France, at the InterContinental Carlton Hotel on Monday 8 April 2019 . The prestigious MIPTV Médailles d’Honneur are awarded to senior executives who have, through their talent, leadership and passion, made a significant contribution to the world of television and the development of the international TV community.

She made the announcement on her Instagram page with trhe words:

Good morning beautiful people. I am thankful and overjoyed at the news of being one of the 4 recipients of the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur at MIP TV. This news was announced yesterday💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽. So off to Cannes in a couple of months to receive this Médailles d’Honneur. I am so excited and most grateful for this recognition of our work and more than anything, that our stories are now making a difference across the globe. We must be in the room!!! Our stories must be told, heard and seen – loud and clear!!! Yes, we are changing the narrative!! It really is happening!!! All thanks and gratitude to my Awesome God, the incredible and resilient EbonyLife Team and my dear family and friends that are always there for me. I pray we truly always have reason to celebrate one another🙏🏾❤. Link in my bio. #MIPTV2019 #Cannes #ChangingTheNarrative #AfricaTimeToShine #NigeriaTimeToShine”


We are so happy for her and for making Nigeria proud.