Keturah King is an accomplished journalist and television host whose work as an anchor, correspondent, writer and producer have gained international notoriety. The British-Nigerian beauty’s career in media began working as Arise News’ showbiz and fashion correspondent where she produced and hosted her own weekly entertainment program “Showbiz Weekly.” Her groundbreaking work producing the Nigeria Elections 2015 output for Arise News caught the attention of CNN who quickly enlisted her as the face and voice of CNN Africa for CNN International. As the host of CNN African Voices, Keturah’s persona and gift of storytelling helped the network’s evolution revamping the program to a more fun and engaging show with trendsetting African culture at the epicenter.
In 2018, Keturah relocated to the United States where she joined the Associated Press/Arise 360 news platform as co-anchor. She has interviewed Hollywood stars such as Sting, Lupita Nyong’o, Kevin Hart, Bono, Naomi Campbell, Akon and NBA Champion Matt Barnes of the Golden State Warriors to name a few. Keturah is a global citizen and has interviewed world leaders including notable statesman President Emmanuel Macron of France, President Mohammed Buhari of Nigeria, former President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa and former President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria amongst numerous other influential entrepreneurs across Africa.
Keturah was born in London, England and raised around the world, due to her diplomatic (United Nations) upbringing. A journey that has undeniably cultivated her talents and expanded her professional horizons. The avant-garde journalist has a solid track record and speaks English, French, Yoruba and Japanese.
Keturah is multi-talented and has simultaneously developed her career as a journalist with her interests in film, theatre, modelling and cuisine. She starred in Africa Magic’s hit telenovela “Battleground.” Her character “Lara Thomas” portrayed a feisty financial guru and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions. The character’s popularity and Keturah’s professionalism have garnered great interest with U.S. based films and opportunities that Keturah continues to embrace with open arms.
In 2016, Keturah appeared on a double cover for Made Magazine where she was featured for her bold style and accomplishments as host of CNN African Voices. She has also appeared in Elle Magazine, Forbes, Guardian Life, and covered red carpets for some of the entertainment industry’s biggest events such as the Academy Awards and Grammy Awards.
She is a humanitarian and youth activist lending her voice and time to speaking engagements and initiatives supporting her numerous charitable interests and causes.