She is a network news anchor on the Network service of Radio Nigeria. An estimated 120 million listeners tune in to the service in one single news broadcast.
She is a very articulate and witty presenter who is a household name in Lagos, Nigeria where she has been a breakfast show anchor for her 8 years with Radio Nigeria, Lagos .
Through that platform Funke-Treasure has continually brought women and children issues to the front burner.
Funke-Treasure has presented a number of popular programmes on the night belt of Metro FM. Her soar away successes include Sharing with Treasure, Divas of Africa and Juju music and How's your day been? She is fondly called Treasure Lee by fans.
A multi- skilled broadcaster, She has gone through the three tiers of training as a continuity announcer/presenter at the FRCN Training School,Lagos. She has done the Basic Journalism course at the same institution.
She is also a news feature producer and a reporter. She produces "Nigerian Pride" -a programme that showcases and celebrates outstanding Nigerians in the Diaspora, on the Network Service of Radio Nigeria.
She was a finalist of the Henry J. Kaiser HIV Journalism Category at the 2007 CNN/Multi-Choice African Journalist of the year.
She was nominated as Best Music Presenter at the AMEN Awards 2002. Recently she was nominated as best female presenter at the Nigerian Kids Choice Awards 2007
She has also won the Cadbury 2007 Education Reporter of the Year award and the Best Feature Report -Radio at the 2007 Red Ribbon Awards on HIV/AIDS organized yearly by Journalists against AIDS.She was a nominee for the local language reporting category at the same award ceremony.
Funke-Treasure is a writer; she was a columnist with two Nigerian newspapers - New Age and the Guardian on Saturday in the last four years. Her writings bothered on women, children, social and media issues.
She is very passionate about Nigeria and proud of her Nigerian heritage.She particularly loves "gari", made from cassava and like it most when soaked in water. She loves watching stage plays and reading.
Funke is a fellow of the Thomson Foundation, UK.
Last Updated (Friday, 18 March 2011 14:36)