Gimba Umar

Gimba Umar is a distinguished Broadcast Journalist with 15 years experience in the media industry.

Born in 1974, A graduate with Major in Geography from the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, he started his career with Channels TV Lagos in May 2003 after which he joined other media outfits to boost presentation skills for new start-up TV stations in the industry. He has since returned to Channels Television.

One of the best in the industry, Gimba has a nag for flawless News / Program Presentation and News Gathering / Reporting. Gimba is a recipient of the Prestigious NMMA and other International Awards to his credit, a core professional indeed.

An Anchor of Channels TV flagship News… News @10, Gimba also Presents and Co produce one of our rising latest program State of The Nation, a political / Current affairs programme on Channels TV bringing the thoughts of National Leaders and the governed in one place.

He has also gained a wealth of experience in the media / advertising arm of the industry.
Currently a Senior News Anchor with Channels TV on its DSTV, UK, and Terrestrial platforms Gimba remains active with pushing brand identity for Channels TV and carrying on the company philosophy.

Gimba Umar is happily married with three children.