Ohimai Amaize is the social media editor at the Atlantic Council and a multimedia journalist with communications, advocacy, and governance expertise.

Previously, he pioneered anticorruption education through pop culture at Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and was an ambassador for Microsoft’s campaign against cybercrime in Nigeria. At age twenty-six, Amaize became the youngest person to manage a presidential campaign in Nigeria. He also served as a ministerial aide in four Nigerian federal ministries: Youth Development, Sports, Defense, and Foreign Affairs. He produced and anchored the country’s top-rated social-media news program, Kakaaki Social, on Africa Independent Television.

Before joining the Atlantic Council, he worked as a digital communications fellow at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and as social media manager at Rights CoLab—a human-rights think tank. He also was a consultant for the American Press Institute’s Media Insight Project focused on learning the news habits of the millennial generation and Generation Z.

Amaize holds a bachelor’s degree in English and French from the University of Ibadan, a master’s degree in political reporting from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a certificate in corporate communication from Cornell University.