Meet Zambia’s Youngest Award Winning Newscaster


There’s a saying that goes, “age is nothing but a number” this can be seen with  20 year old Jonah Dingindabah Buyoya who is a news caster, television and radio presenter.

He was born on February 7 1997, Jonah completed his secondary education at St. Edmunds’ secondary school in Mazabuka in 2013. He then joined Comet radio at the age of 17, it was there were his journey in the media began. Later in 2015 he joined Q TV as a news anchor and breakfast show host, with time he had his own show on radio making him the youngest of this kind.

He is currently working for Diamond TV as news anchor, breakfast show host and program director.

Apart from television and radio presenting, he is a voice-over artist and master of ceremony. However, age hasn’t been one of his limitations, at 20 he already worked with some big media houses, he was shortlisted for the PG Zambia Young Zambian Business Journalist of the year award, nominated for the best weekend show host at the Zambian Radio Awards in 2016 and most of all won best television presenter for the MISA Zambia awards 2017.

Among his many dreams he hopes to host the BBC TV Focus on Africa someday and to study law. With this it can be clearly seen that it is never too early or late to follow your dreams.


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