Josef Bel-Molokwu is currently Senior Fellow at the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, and Chairman/Lead Consultant of SefPatri Services (Inc.) and The Biographic and Reference Book Centre, BioRef (Inc.).
He is also Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the ESUT Business School Master’s Degree Programmes as well as Master’s Degree Course Developer/Writer/Editor/Project Moderator for the National Open University of Nigeria. He has served as External Examiner for PhD (Advertising) for the University of Ibadan and as leader of Accreditation and project defence teams for the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON.
The author/co-editor/editor of four books on Business Communication and Advertising, and co-author or contributor of five others, he has more than 80 seminar/workshop presentations to his credit Dr. Bel-Molokwu was Editor/Editor-in-Chief/Editorial Adviser/CEO of the Star Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd. 1974 – 1980 & 1984 – 1986; Managing Editor/CEO, Ivory Trumpet Publishing Co. Ltd. 1980 – 1983; pioneer Managing Director, Anambra Newspapers and Printing Co. Ltd. 1993 – 1994, and Registrar/Chief Executive (Director General) of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) form 1994 to 2005.
He is a Fellow of Intercontinental Communication, Management Consultancy and Advertising; Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, and member of the Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He was on the Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Media Merit Award for 2004 to 2016.
1 Examining the Gatekeeping Function in Nigerian Offline Print Media: With Focus on the Sun Newspapers, in Studies in Communication, Mass Media and Society, by Jonathan Aliede (Ed.), (2015). Lagos. Public Relations Mix (PR-MIX). Pp. 388-395. Marketing Communication in the Broadcast Industry,in Contemporary Issues in Communication and Society. Ndolo, Ike S., Ed. (2011): Enugu. Rhyce Kerex Publishers.
2 A Trilogy of Advertising: The Practice. The Operations. The Philosophy. Hard version expected on the shelves September, 2017. Lagos. Sef Patri Services, Inc.
3 Business Communication Theory and Practice (1997, 2nd edition 2000). Lagos. Sef Patri Services, Inc.
4 Advertising in Nigeria: Some Fundamental Issues. Co-edited with Obiaku, Dozie (1997). Lagos. Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria
5 Principles of Advertising (1999; reprint 2004). Lagos. Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria.
6 Introduction to Mass Communication (Including New New Media),in Study Manual for the Advertising
7 Professional Examination, Part One (co-author). (2012). Lagos. Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria.
1.Best Overall Graduating Student, Department of Journalism. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 1973.
2.Best Overall Graduating Student, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 1973.
3.Daily Times Prize for the Best Graduating Journalism Student, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 1973.