JOURNALIST

As a journalist, Ms. Uduak has been quoted and has authored numerous published and syndicated articles in national and international magazines and newspapers, including Yahoo News!, USA Today and MSNBC. Ms. Uduak has also conducted hundreds of interviews with some of the most prominent names in the world and is one of the few journalists in the world to interview the late and acclaimed British designer and couturier Alexander McQueen. McQueen had a unique love-hate relationship with the press.

For her work in the field of journalism, Ms. Uduak has earned numerous nominations and recognitions including as a 2014 nominee for the Archbishop Tutu Fellowship Programme, a 2012 NEA Awards nominee for ‘Media Personality of the Year,’ a 2010 nominee of South Africa’s AFI Fashion Awards for her “Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Communications,” and a listing as Applause Magazine’s 40 under 40 ‘African Changemakers.’

Sample celebrities/personalities interviewed include:

  • Alexander McQueen (RIP)
  • Suzy Menkes
  • Max & Lubov Azria
  • Diddy
  • Donna Karan
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Jason Wu
  • Peter Som
  • Ozwald Boateng
  • Diane von Furstenberg
  • Rachel Roy
  • Damon Dash
  • Sabyasachi Mukherjee
  • T.I.
  • Iman
  • Beverly Johnson
  • Tracy Reese
  • Todd & Jeff Brabec
  • Keri Hilson
  • Monique
  • Wale
  • B. Michael
  • David Tlale