Chika Offurum is an advertising/marketing executive with over sixteen years experience in media buying, account management, television and film marketing. She has worked at some of the largest advertising agencies in the world, including J. Walter Thompson and Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, with clients such as Twentieth Century Fox and IBM. For the past twelve years, she has worked at WGBH Boston in a variety of marketing capacities, engaging Boston-based and audiences around public media programming. Currently, she is the Marketing Manager for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, the signature history series for PBS.
Over the years Ms. Offurum has supported the Boston arts community in a variety of ways, having served on the Roxbury Film Festival Planning Committee and the Asian Community Development Corporation’s Films At The Gate Planning Committee. Ms. Offurum currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline. She resides in Brighton, and is now in her fifth year of serving on the Boston Cultural Council.