Jesupemi Are is a journalist with TheCable, one of Nigeria’s leading independent newspapers. She began her journalism career as a graduate intern with Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF) in 2020 and has since become a health reporter for the outlet. Her work has also appeared in The Guardian newspaper. Are is passionate about debunking health misinformation and simplifying public health issues in relatable terms. She was one of 20 journalists trained by the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria, under its National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program. Are holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial chemistry from Achievers University in Owo, Nigeria, where she graduated at the top of her class.