Tomi Oladipo Biography
Tomi Oladipo is a media personality serving as an Anchor on Deutsche Welle’s English news channel. He joined the network in October 2019 and he is based in Berlin. Previously, he was a BBC correspondent in Africa for more than a decade.
Tomi Oladipo Age
He was born in Leeds, United Kingdom. However his exact age is unknown.
Tomi Oladipo Height
He is tall in stature although his height is undisclosed.
Tomi Oladipo Education
Oladipo graduated from Daystar University in Kenya with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. He also speaks English, French, Yoruba and Swahili.
Tomi Oladipo Parents and Siblings
He is a British-born Nigerian. During an interview he revealed that his parents are his personal heroes. His father is a medical doctor while his mother is a business woman.
He hasn’t disclosed whether he has siblings or not.
Tomi Oladipo Wife
Oladipo describes himself as a ‘family man’ on his Instagram profile. However it is not known whether he is married, single or in a relationship. He hasn’t also revealed whether he has children or not.
Oladipo is an Anchor on Deutsche Welle’s English news channel. He joined the network in October 2019 and he is based in Berlin.
For more than a decade, he was a distinct presence on the BBC’s radio, television and online platforms from Africa.
He has reported on a wide range of events across the continent including the civil war in South Sudan, to Islamist militant activity in the Sahel, the influence of technology in business innovation, Sudan’s political transition, and China’s inroads to Djibouti. He has also been involved in investigations on human trafficking cartels between Nigeria and Europe, police death squads in Kenya and soldier-led sexual violence in South Sudan.
On the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria, Tomi has been one of the key voices, gaining rare and exclusive access to a spokesman for the militant group in 2014. He was also the first international journalist to report from territory liberated from the insurgents in 2015 in the northeast of the country. He provided key coverage of the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls, gaining exclusive access to the girls who escaped and others who were released later.
Tomi also presented the television programmes Reporters, Africa Business Report, In Business Africa and Africa Eye on BBC World News.
The course of duty led to interviews with World leaders and prominent personalities such as Antonio Guterres, Christine Lagarde, Aliko Dangote, and Venus and Serena Williams.
Tomi’s expertise on security issues has been sought by government bodies, national security and defence departments, international humanitarian organizations, and think tanks, in the form of bespoke analysis and advice.
As an experienced conference facilitator, he has chaired and taken part in numerous panel debates around the world.
Tomi Oladipo Awards
His work won him the Radio Award at the 2018 One World Media Awards, as well as nominations in the 2012 Future Awards and 2017 AIB Awards.
Tomi Oladipo Salary and Net Worth
His salary and net worth is under review.
Tomi Oladipo Social Media Accounts
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