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Dr. Patrick Ene Okon

Lecturer 1
Mass Communication
pat.okon@unical.edu.ng

Dr Patrick Ene Okon, a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (FNIPR) and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Administrators (FCAI), teaches journalism, public relations, advertising and organisational communication. He has served in many Government capacities - Supervisory Councillor for Works (Odukpani Local Government), Honourable Member (Cross River State House of Assembly), Special Assistant to Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Special Assistant to Minister of Finance, Hon. Member (Federal House of Representatives, Abuja), pioneer Director of Operations (Cross River State Signage and Advertisement Agency - CRISSAA), Executive Chairman (Akpabuyo Local Government), and Director-General (CRS Broadcasting Digitization Programme). He also belongs to the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) as well as International Association of Lions Clubs, where he had served as District Governor (for the whole of Nigeria) in 1994-5. He has to his credit some publications and many peer-reviewed articles in professional journals. He is an avid writer who loves travelling, reading and making friends. Dr Okon, an ordained minister in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, is married to Immaculata and is blessed with six lovely and successful children.

The Commodication of News by some Broadcast Media in Calabar (International Journal of Linguistics and Communication - IJOLAC, Volume 4.1, 2017


The Role of Communication in the Effective Administration of Local Governments in Cross River State of Nigeria (Public Policy and Administration Research, Volume 7, No. 7, 2017) pp. 81-88


Name as a Vehicle of Communication: A Case of the Efiks of Nigeria's Cross River State (International Journal of English Language and Literature Studies, Volume 6, No. 2, 2017) pp. 33-41.


The Impact of Public Relations IN Church Growth in the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Cross River State (Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 7, No. 10, 2017) pp. 79-85

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National Conference on Communication Education, Research and Publishing in a Changing World
Organised by African Council for Communication Education, Nigeria Chapter, held at National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos
Start: Tuesday 31st October, 2017
End: Friday 3rd November, 2017
Conference on Integrity in Reporting
Organised by the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Port Harcourt
Start: Wednesday 5th July, 2017
End: Saturday 8th July, 2017
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