PROFILE OF BAI-BAI-BANGURA

Bai Bai Bangura also known as ‘Captain BB’ is from Makeni City the headquarter town of theNorthern Province of Sierra Leone. Heattended theSt. Francis Secondary School there and later came to Freetown and enrolled at the Government Rokel Secondary School where he took the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.

He started hitting the airwaves as a freelance football commentator around Freetown before being recognized as a national football commentator in 2006 unto date.

His first employer in the local media landscapewas Freetown Radio as a sport presenter for seven good years, and went through the ranks before parting company withthat radio as Deputy Station Manager.

Captain BB’s mentor in Sports Journalism is the BBC’s Durosemi Thomas who ensures he masters the art of news gatheringand sport reporting skills, thanks to the series of trainings and courses he went through.

This guy’s versatility goes beyond sports reporting as he can produce and present programs in addition to sailing conveniently as a Disc Jockey-DJ.

Bai Bai Bangura is a member of theSport Writers Association ofSierra Leone-SWASAL.

My Programmes:
- Early and Late Set Sports Update
- Morning Mercury
- Sun Rise
- The Back Page