Rhoda Wilson – England – Media – TV Host
Rhoda Wilson was born in Lagos, Nigeria and was sent to England at 17 to attend one of the top boarding schools in the country, Hurtwood House after Rhoda’s mother died when she was 13. In 1997 Rhoda graduated from Polytechnic of Central London (now Westminster University) with a BA in Business Studies and in 1999, from Middlesex University, with MSc in Financial Management. In 2003 Rhoda started Cosmo Music and Cosmo’s first concert was a two night’s event at the London’s 2000-seat Shepherds Bush Empire in May 2004. It featured the New York based, million-selling band Alabina (who have played sell-out shows everywhere from Los Angeles to Moscow) and was a huge success. The first production of The Rhoda Wilson Show was broadcast on the 4th of December 2005 on OBE TV. Rhoda was recently voted as Best TV Presenter, BEFFTA 2009. Rhoda is also working on a number of documentaries and short films for festivals around the world. She is the founding president of ACWAL, the African & Caribbean Women’s Achievements & Leadership foundation.
BEFFTA AWARDS- Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television and Arts Awards took Place at Hilton London Metropole on 17th October 2009
And the ladies in Europe who won are:
Best Female Act: Leona Lewis
Best Female UK-African Act: Shady Black
Best Female Comedian : Glenda Jaxson
Best Comedy Entertainment personality: Jocelyn Jee
Best Comedian Newcomer: Miss London
Best Female DJ of the year: DJ Candice McKenzie
Best Female designer: Gisella Coutoure
Best Young Designer: Samata Angel
Best Hair Stylist: Verona White
>Best Make-up Artist
Best Make-up Artist : Eryca Freemantle
Best Make Up Consultation: Pretty Flawless
Best female model: Jasmia Robinson
Best Beauty Pageant: Miss Zambia UK
Best current Beauty Queen: Andella Chileshe Matthews
Best Former Beauty Queen: Rosemary Chileshe
Best Actresses: Gugu Mbatha
Best Actress: Freeman Agyeman
Best TV Show: Sisterhood TV
Best TV personality: Trish Adudu
Best TV presenter: Rhoda Wilson
See the full list of BEFFTA winners.
The Rhoda Wilson show started in 2005 on OBE TV and has gained critical acclaim across the digital television ever since. Recently moving to BEN TV (Sky Channel 184) the show, aired weekly, currently has a viewership of circa 1,300,000 per show. With a wide mix of subject matter, Rhoda selects her guests with the central theme of Inspiration at the helm. The 30 minute show consists of interviews based on the lives of inspirational and growing talent across the UK.
Visit the Rhoda Wilson Show website to learn about Rhoda’s background, accomplishments and future plans.