For “Tosyn Bucknor”, A Leading Lady Through and Through.
Nigerian media personality, actress, and social media content creator “Oluwatosin Bucknor” popularly known as Tosyn Bucknor or “Area Mama” did more than live. After bagging a degree in (LAW) from the University of Lagos, she delved into Radio hosting and media fully and left an impact that would forever resonate in our hearts.
Talk of small beginnings, Tosyn started small as an intern with Cool FM before growing to become the only female radio host that handled the morning belt by herself in Top Radio FM She was a writer for different websites, Television&blogs, and further delved into acting through ‘Tosyn’s Buzz Live’ on Pulse TV which aired every Friday. She also debuted a bit of her acting talent in Nigerian soap TV series- Tinsel.
She wrote, sang, recorded and performed music but as an activist, Tosyn Supported a variety of youth organisations, from Rise Nigeria, The Future Nigeria etc. She also ran a sickle cell project, supported several Election Awareness campaigns like Enough is Enough Nigeria and was a Thumb Nigeria Volunteer to Support an Orphan project- SAMI and CASAP (Child Adoption and Sponsorship Awareness Project).
Tosyn also cut her teeth in public speaking as far back as her teenage days. She spoke at several impactful youth conferences, and was consequently inducted into the Humanitarian Hall of Fame by Charity Lounge, Lagos for her ‘Act of Kindness’ in 2012. She was also a recipient of several awards and award nominations including Future Awards, ELOY Awards, Best of Nollywood awards etc.
The impact of the popular Inspiration FM’s On-Air Personality lives on through her works and will forever be in our hearts ❤