Who is Jummy Olabanji
Jummy Olabanji is an American broadcast journalist. She works as an anchor and reporter at NBCUniversal Media LLC. She joined the station in April 2017 as a weekend anchor and reporter.
Prior to working at NBCUniversal, Jummy was an anchor and reporter at WJLA-TV. She anchored Good Morning Washington as well as ABC7 News at Noon. She also served as a reporter for various newscasts.
Jummy Olabanji Age
Olabanji is 38 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 22, 1984, in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Jummy Olabanji Height
Olabanji stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Jummy Olabanji Parents
Olabanji was born and raised by her Nigerian parents, Bola and Christiana Olabanji. She grew up with her younger brother named Olaide Olabanji and a younger sister named Tomi Olabanji.
She has always been a good example and role model to her younger siblings. Her sister, Tomi works as a Customer Staff Consultant at Neustar technology company in Washington D.C.
Jummy Olabanji Nationality
Olabanji holds American nationality and she is of African -American heritage. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists
Jummy Olabanji Education
Olabanji graduated enrolled at Virginia Tech in 2002 and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication. She participated in various activities such as Virginia Tech Athletic Department.
She also participated in the Society of Professional Journalists as well as Student Alumni Associates. Jummy enrolled at Gonzaga University in 2009 and graduated in 2011 with a Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership.
Jummy Olabanji Husband
Olabanji is married to Darren Sands. The couple held their wedding on June 24, 2017, at International Country Club in Chantilly, Virginia. Darren works as a staff writer at The Washington Post.
Jummy Olabanji Salary
Olabanji earns an average salary of $70,829. She works as an anchor and reporter at NBCUniversal Media LLC.
Jummy Olabanji NBCUniversal Media
Olabanji co-anchors News4 Today, Washington, D.C.’s top morning news program. A native of Fairfax County, she has lived most of her life in Virginia. She attended Virginia Tech after graduating from Westfield High School in Chantilly.
Olabanji began her media career at NBC4 under an internship program. Additionally, she has worked for Norfolk, New York City, and Charlottesville stations.
She has received eight EMMY Awards, two Virginia Associated Press Awards, and two national Edward R. Murrow Awards for her work as a breaking news anchor reporter.
Olabanji is a proponent of organ donation and a member of the National Kidney Foundation’s board of directors. She also belongs to The Links, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Jummy Olabanji Net Worth
Olabanji’s net worth is estimated to be around $800,500. She has worked as a broadcast journalist for more than a decade.
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Which High School Did Jummy Olabanji Attend?
Olabanji attended Westfield High School in Chantilly.
Is Jummy Olabanji from NBC Married?
Yes! Jummy is married to her loving and caring husband, Darren Sands. The couple lives in Washington D.C.