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Zainab Boladale

TV presenter, RTÉ News2day

Zainab Boladale is a reporter and presenter for RTÉ’s daily children’s news programme, News2day. The 22-year-old was born in Nigeria and raised in Ireland. She loves talking to people and learning about their stories, which is one of the reasons she chose to study journalism at Dublin City University (DCU).

In 2017, Zainab was named Journalist of the Year at the DCU Hybrid Awards and was nominated in the same category in the Union of Students in Ireland Student Achievement Awards. In 2018, she was nominated for U Magazine’s 30 under 30 Awards in the Entertainment category.