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Adaure Achumba Biography

Adaure Achumba is a Nigerian- American journalist and media personality from Charlotte, North Carolina, currently working as a multi-skilled journalist at WTSP #10TampaBay in Tampa FL.  She has been part of the WTSP family since June 2021. Previously, Adaure worked as a reporter at WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, N.C.

Here is the full bio of Adaure Achumba, her nationality, Married, Parents, Career, Wikipedia, Height, Weight, Zodiac sign, Ethnicity, Education, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

Adaure Achumba Age, Birthday

She is around 42-46 years old as of 2022. Adaure was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States on March 14th 1970s.  Accordingly, she celebrates her birthday on the 14th of March each year and her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Adaure Achumba Parents/Siblings

Achumba was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States though she is Originally from Lagos Nigeria where she was raised. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Achumba. Adaure is the oldest of five children. Besides this, details about her mother and father will be updated soon.

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Adaure Achumba Education

Upon completing High School in Lagos Nigeria, Adaure went on to attend UNC-Chapel Hill where she earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communications and was actively involved in the Pan-African student group O.A.S.I.S.

Adaure Achumba Wikipedia

Achumba is an experienced news anchor serving as a news reporter and multi-media journalist at WTSP #10TampaBay which is the CBS News affiliate in Tampa FL.  She covers general assignments news which ranges from breaking news to local politics, health, crime,  features, and environment/climate-related news. One of the key stories she operated on in this market was the Gabby Petito-Brian Laundrie case.

Prior to joining ’10 Tampa Bay’ (WTSP), Adaure worked in a similar capacity with another CBS News affiliate, WFMY NEWS 2 in Greensboro, NC reporting the Triad, including High Point and Winston-Salem.  While there she covered a range of subjects including the George Floyd protests, the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic the 2020 elections, and Hurricane Florence just to name a few.

Before working at ’10 Tampa Bay’ (WTSP),  She worked as a News Anchor, Reporter, and Producer for WCTI 12 in the New Bern-Greenville DMA. Adaure was a multi-skilled TV journalist who returned to the US upon working in Lagos, Nigeria as a correspondent for various international media serving in the West Africa sub-region. To provide some more background, her work reporting West Africa was with Arise News where she ran the Lagos bureau and covered the region, doing countless daily live hits.

Prior to that, she worked as the Lagos-based, West Africa Correspondent and bureau chief for eNews Channel Africa (ENCA) out in Johannesburg, South Africa. Achumba has been a freelance journalist/field producer for international news agencies like France 24, Reuters, Al Jazeera, and France 5 TV as well as a media consultant to NGO, Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE).

She also was a member of a multi-country road expedition across the fringes of the Sahara Desert, from Senegal to Lagos. That trip saw her camping out in the open savannah in Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso. While pursuing her goal to serve as a correspondent for global news media, Adaure also worked the local circuit as a morning news anchor, news reporter, breakfast show presenter, and producer at Silverbird TV. She also worked as a reporter/presenter on the popular lifestyle and travel show Studio 53 on MNET.

Adaure also was the founder and Creative Director of Five Cowrie Creek Media Ltd which centered on providing logistics for editorial coverage of Nigeria and documentary production by foreign journalists. Her favorite foods include Jollof Rice, Moin-Moin, Egusi with Fufu, and Hush Puppies…Yes…Hush Puppies. She says she loves all things News, basketball, soccer, travel, and fashion.

Adaure Achumba Husband, Wedding

Achumba is blissfully married to her Husband and long-term significant other, Wes Ballance. They first met in college in 1999. After a lot of fronting, they began dating. Ballance proposed to Adaure on her birthday on March 14, 2016, and the wedding took place on December 19, 2016, in a privately-held traditional ceremony in Newbern, North Carolina.

Adaure Achumba Height

Achumba has an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches tall equaling 1.7 meters.

Adaure Achumba Salary

Ms. Adaure has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 96 K to $ 185 K.

Adaure Achumba Net Worth

She has an approximate net worth of  $ 1 million and above. Nevertheless, Adaure’s career as a multi-skilled journalist is his main source of income.

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