Annie Wineh Broderick is the first graduate from the University of Liberia Mass Communication Department in 1986. She majored in Mass Communication with specialization in print journalism and did her minor studies in English.
Broderick graduated from the B.W. Harris Episcopal High School in 1979 where she did broadcasting as elective. Prior to earning her diploma, she was vetted and recruited by ELBC (now Liberia Broadcasting System – LBS) to work as continuity announcer. Driven by passion and desire to excel in the practice, Annie worked her way towards doing programs and eventually news reading.
As a journalist, she traveled across Europe and America and enjoyed the privilege of interviewing some top world leaders among them American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician, Jesse Jackson, the 42nd Vice President of America, Walter Mondale, former President of America, Jimmy Carter, and American politician, Ron Brown.
She also relishes in the opportunities she had to interview then Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Shamir, and former Liberian President, Samuel K. Doe.
Annie won the Miss UL title in 1983, a year after she entered the University of Liberia. As queen, Broderick represented Liberia in the United Kingdom Miss World Beauty Pageant. She also won Africa’s Queen of Beauty.
Besides working for the state-owned radio station, ELBC (now LBS), Broderick worked as chief-editor for ELCM Catholic newspaper and correspondent for the ELCM Catholic radio station, (now Radio Maria). In addition, she worked as a cadet for the Ministry of Public Works before graduating from the Mass Communication Department.
After earning her undergrad diploma, Broderick pursued and earned a second barchelor in law (LLB) from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law at the University of Liberia.
Annie’s success was developed by her God fearing parents, Claudius J.W Broderick Sr. and Rose I. Broderick. Their influential disciplinary tools guided, motivated, and inspired her professional career.
Annie Broderick currently works as Assistant Election Officer at Liberia’s election body, National Elections Commission. We are proud of Annie Broderick’s accomplishments.
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By: Robert Serge Saint-Pé & Ines Reeves Soko