John Adewusi, Managing Director
John is a producer with over 10 years of experience and manages the day-to-day operation of the company. His career started in marketing for mass-market retail, where he helped the brand tell the stories that sold the Product. These days, the consumer audience is the entire country and beyond, reached through the several brand and multinationals he consults for on branded content production / native storytelling.
His experience cuts across TV, radio, digital media as well as film, and is sector-agnostic. He made production concepts for corporates in telecommunications, financial services, FMCGs, and the banking sector. He bridges the gap between the creative and business side of production. Clients and projects he has worked on across a spectrum of industries from telecoms, to food, to all forms of media, and banking. An avid tv watcher, which makes it easier for him to create, his favorite genres are reality, drama, and comedy. You can catch him making small talk with a total stranger at any time.
Jola Ayeye, Creative Director
Jola is a master storyteller as well as the perfect audience to tell a story. A true raconteur, she has the ability to transform basic lines into an enthralling experience. Well known for her humorous personality, Jola believes that at the heart of each and every story is emotion, and without connecting your audience to an emotion there is no story.
A degree in Philosophy and Politics has helped her as a writer, influencing her creation of content for Primetime TV as well as digital media. Very passionate about people inequality and women’s rights, you can catch her at a nearby rally or fundraiser figuring out a way to make people’s lives better.
Ayodeji Rotinwa, Cultural Communication Advisory
Ayodeji brings with him vast experience as a writer and literary journalist spanning over a decade covering the arts and social justice. With features in many popular editorials such as CNN, the London Evening Standard, the Financial Times, amongst others, he transcends the typical curator, blending and engaging with the sources of the projects that Salt & Truth is about, indigenous Nigerians, ensuring their values are adequately carried across.
Rotinwa’s expertise also allows him advise on communications management for creative enterprises, in addition to his interest in development communications, and has previously led on same for non-profit organizations.
Oiza Shola, Head of Development
Oiza has a passion for giving a voice to stories without tainting their originality. With her, words are more than strings of letters; they are the emotions that surround each thought and experience, and delivering all of this to an audience is what brings her true satisfaction.
She is not moved that eyes roll at her number of edits, whether it be for a one-minute advert or a five-part documentary, as long as the result is excellent. If you can pry her from her computer, it would most likely be because you offered food.
Richard Davies, Head of Production
Although Richard has a degree in Cell Biology and Genetics, Richie’s real love is cinematography. Inspired by Wes Anderson and Martin Scorsese, his dream is to create stories that don’t just speak for a moment, but encourage people to step out of themselves and see life anew.
A lover of travel and adventure, Richie is willing to get on a bus, plane or boat if it will take him to a place unknown with a story waiting to be told.