Nelly Kalu is a Nigerian independent broadcast and investigative journalist, podcaster and media advocate.
Her work centers on using multiple formats of text, audio and video to tell human interest stories that touch on the intersectionality of issues and investigating disinformation.
She advocates for human rights and gender equality through her work which has appeared on Foreign Policy, The Conversationalist, Africa Check, IWPR, Guardian NG, News Central TV, Nigeria Info FM, and many others. She is a fellow of the World Press Institute, RNTC, ICFJ and Dubawa. Her TEDx talk is titled “The Distant Reality Of Feminism and Gender Equality” and she volunteers with the Ubumuntu Arts Festival in Kigali, Rwanda.