Dr Sir Jossy Nkwocha, a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has been appointed Diocesan Communicator of the Diocese of Evo, Anglican Communion, Rivers State.
His appointment was announced yesterday by the Bishop of the Diocese, the Rt Rev Innocent Uchechukwu Ordu, JP, in his presidential Address/ Charge at the ongoing Synod of the Diocese holding at St Mathias Anglican Church, Atali District.
Dr. Nkwocha, who is also the Secretary of Elelenwo Deanery Council of the Church, was named Chairman of the Diocesan Media and Communications Committee on 1st October 2019.
Dr Nkwocha and his team revolutionised the Diocesan communications machinery and repositioned the Diocese and the Bishop in the consciousness of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.
Dr Nkwocha launched a new daily EVO NEWS Bulletin for the Diocesan Synod.
The new appointment is an elevation.
The biggest achievement of the Diocesan Media and Communications Committee led by Dr Nkwocha was the deployment of the Zoom Technology for the Synod which lasted from 13th to 16th August 2020.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, only selected Synod delegates were in Atali for the Synod while majority of delegates participated through Zoom.
Indeed, the Guest Preacher, Venerable Dr Amatu Christian-Iwuagwu spoke from his base in the United Kingdom.
Dr Jossy Nkwocha, who holds PhD from UNN is author of many PR books. He was General Editor of Newswatch magazine.
Indeed, Dr Jossy Nkwocha is a senior journalist, editor and distinguished public relations practitioner.
He is a Knight of St Christopher (KSC) in the Anglican Communion.