I'm Akin Olaniyan

Digital Strategist

  • Address c/o Havilah Group, 2 Allen Avenue, G. Akin-Taylor Estate, Opebi Roundabout,  Ikeja, Lagos
  • E-mail akinolaniyan@gmail.com
  • Phone +2348034005028
  • Available 24/7
  • Vacation

Download Resume

Hello! I’m Akin Olaniyan, a seasoned media specialist, digital marketer and a certified leadership coach. He has 30 years of experience spanning newspaper reporting and editing; corporate communication; and new media research. I am the founder, The Chatter House, a digital strategy agency registered under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (1990), to help smart brands, organisations, governments and visionary leaders develop the right strategies to help them navigate the challenging terrain of operating online. The Chatter House specialises in communication policies development; digital strategies; online branding & reputation management; marketing communication.


Professional Skills

Digital Strategy
Digital Marketing
Media Relations
Brand Management
Media Research

Our Services

Digital Strategy Development

Digital Audit and Digital Transformation Strategy

We will conduct a digital audit of your active media channels and to help us determine what needs to be changed; then recommend and help you through the process of drafting a guiding policy and a coherent implementation plan.


Brand Audit and Reputation Management

We will audit your brand’s position against competition to be sure you have the right positioning; and then helping you to develop the right strategy to deal with all reputational issues; including the monitoring of and engagement with stakeholders and the public.

Marketing Communications

Media Relations and Crisis Management

With our experience of the media, we can help your organisation with a suite of solutions including media relations, media monitoring, management of press meetings, strategic media campaigns, as well as crisis communication.

Events Management

Publicity and Live Streaming

Our publicity and events management solution allows you to take a back seat while we handle your big moments through an end-to-end execution of pre-event publicity, management of onsite events and live streaming to your virtual audience.

Research and Training

Communication Policy Development and Corporate Training

Our research and training solution puts data to good use so you can make sense of your mass media engagements. Our qualitative and quantitative research allows you to correctly interpret trends and provides the basis of training your communication staff to upskill on how to present, preserve and promote your corporate in a coherent and consistent manner.

Social Media Management

Social Listening and Community Management

We will manage your overall online engagement by helping you to build an authentic community of stakeholders including employees, customers and the public through professional engagement. Our top-range social media listening tools give you access to insights into consumer behaviour online; what your publics think about you and how you can leverage on this kind of data to communicate your products and services.

Work Experience


Corporate Communication Manager

I managed brand identity and marketing communications through strategic development and implementation of corporate promotions and advertising; media relations and public relations.


Deputy Editor, Business

Successfully managed an editorial staff of 7 desk heads and 10 reporters to achieve production schedules; initiated a strategic content development that produced new segments for the business section.


Chair, Executive Council

Oversaw all functions of the organization, working with the board of directors on long term strategy, training, research, compliance; implemented process improvement enabling the organization to scale effectively through across all units.


Deputy Editor

Was directly responsible for the management of the entire editorial unit of the daily newspaper; oversaw daily production processes from supervision of line editors; to news processes, including, design and editing


News Editor

Assisted the editor in producing two editions
of the daily paper; edited cover pages and
an average of four national news pages for every production; in addition to running a
newsroom of about 80 reporters.


Busines Editor

Ran a desk of 17 correspondents that produced 43 pages of business pages every day;
edited all business stories in paper, set
target and monitored reporters


Deputy Business Editor

Supervised four correspondents and
produced 13 pages of banking/finance
and stock market reports every week; in addition to editing all finance stories and writing a weekly column.



MA Social Media

University of Westminster


BA English

University of Ibadan



Professional Diploma

Digital Marketing Institute, Dublin



Squared Online

My Interests

Send Claritas est etiam processus dynamicus, qui sequitur mutationem consuetudium lectorum. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nuncl them Toruk Macto calls to them!
You fly now,

  • Bicycling
  • Watch Movies
  • Game Viewing
  • Shopping
  • Reading
  • Brisk Walking

Availability Calendar

Sorry. I'm not available on those days

Contact Us

Feel free to contact me

  • E-mail akinolaniyan@yahoo.com
  • Phone +23438034005028
  • Skype akinolaniyan
  • Address 7, Science Road, Unilag Estate, Magodo, Lagos