Last updated: 11 october, 2011 - 15:33 GMT

Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor

  • Komla joined the BBC in 2006 as host of BBC Network Africa
  • He currently presents The World Today
  • He started broadcasting with Ghanaian radio Joy FM
  • Voted Journalist of the Year by Ghana Journalist Association (2003)
  • Holds a BSc in Sociology and Psychology (University of Ghana) and an MA in Public Administration (Harvard University)
  • Spent four years in medical school

I actually got into radio on the back of a scooter! I use to ride around Accra telling people where the traffic was - basically being the traffic news man. I guess I gave traffic news so well that the management for JOY FM deciced to give me the opportunity to do regular programmes.

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