Zainab Boladale

Zainab Boladale

Independent Artist

Zainab Boladale is a Journalist, TV Presenter and Public Speaker.

She was born in Nigeria and raised in Co.Clare. In 2017, Zainab broke new grounds and became more widely known as the first Black woman to work on any Irish TV News station. Through her work, she has been bringing Irish viewers personal stories of resilience, highlighting talented young Irish people and showcasing events from around the country. She has also recently written and directed her first short film ‘Worthy’, which was screened at the Outhouse, Dublin and more recently GAZE film festival. Currently she has just concluded writing her first book, which is due to be published by O’Brien Press.

“I’ve always been aware of my strong desire to glimpse into other people’s lives and learn about their journey to becoming”.

With a passion for showcasing the extraordinary stories of ordinary people through her excellent work with national show nationwide.