CEO: Lanre Idowu is CEO. He holds Bachelors in History from the University of Lagos, Akoka (1979) and a Masters degree in Public Communications from Fordham University, New York (1982). He has worked leading Nigerian titles such as the Daily Times in 1982 as a writer, The Guardian in 1983 as a reporter, The Democrat 1984-85 as an assistant editor, the United States Information Service as a media consultant from 1985-86. He joined Thisweek magazine in 1986 as an associate editor, rose to become its editor in 1987 and deputy editor-in-chief in 1989. He was CEO of Richard Munds Ltd. 1989-91 before joining Diamond Publications. He is quite active on the media education circuit as a participant and resource person. He is editor of Watching the Watchdogs: Media Review at 10, 2001, DPL; Media and the Legislature, 2001, Nigerian Guild of Editors; Diamonds are Forever: The story of DAME at Ten, 2001, DPL; co-editor with Tunji Oseni, Hosting 140th Anniversary of the Nigerian Press, 2000, Tosen Consult; Voices from Within: Essays in honour of Sam Amuka, 2005, DPL. He is the author of Bridges of Memory: Poems by Lanre Idowu, 2009, DPL.
Associate Editor: Anthony C. Okafor is an associate editor with special responsibility for special projects. A dependable staff, he brings to the job a wealth of experience garnered from research, public relations and journalism. He has been Principal Research Officer with the Nigerian Press Council, Media Manager, Dragon House Promotions, Manager Kinmason Petroleum and Gas.
Assistant Editor: Lekan Oladeinde runs the newsroom. Quietly efficient, he has special responsibility for Media Review. A graduate of Sociology from the University of Ilorin, he had in Public Relations before joining The News magazine as a Reporter/Researcher. His copies are an editor’s delight any day.
Head of Accounts: Emmanuel Akintayo runs the accounts department.
Subscription: Ime Hanson is the subscriptions officer.
The company is structured into editorial, marketing, production and accounts departments.