Lanre is a public speaker and a celebrated newspaper columnist of about five years. His first column was in the National Pilot Newspaper and he wrote on how to speak effectively from 2011 to 2012. In 2012, he migrated to a national platform by starting the column Communicate Your Ideas in The Nation Newspaper, and he still writes till date. The column has attracted commendations from readers across the nation because of its practical and down-to-earth approach. In 2014, he published his book titled, The Power of Influence: How to Grab and Sustain Attention through Effective Speaking, and the book is in high demand.
He has made several presentations at workshops and international gatherings. He has also served as the lead paper presenter at conferences. Lanre has consulted for corporate organizations and has also served as a facilitator at more than eighteen corporate training on Business Report Writing and Attention Grabbing Presentation Skills.
Lanre Amodu’s compelling speaking style was influenced by his first degree in Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. He obtained his M.Sc and Ph.D degrees in Public Relations in Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, where he also learnt leadership and entrepreneurial skills. He served as the Director, Media and Corporate Affairs of Covenant University between 2014 and 2015. Dr. Lanre Olaolu Amodu is currently the Head of Department, Department of Mass Communication and the Manager of Hebron 95.9 FM, Covenant University.
He anchors the inspirational programme ‘Step up with Lanre Amodu’ on Hebron FM.