Kolawole B. Omoniyi is a seasoned journalist who currently works as news manager for Steam and Globe Broadcasting Limited, owner of Cool FM, Wazobia FM, and Arewa Radio in Nigeria. He has more than 13 years of experience in investigative reporting, news gathering and editing, and political and public affairs analysis on flagship radio programs. He has also held consulting roles for nongovernmental organizations on media development projects. A number of Omoniyi’s investigative and community development stories have helped trigger government interventions and behavioral change across communities in northern Nigeria. Omoniyi holds a master’s degree in public relations and a post-graduate diploma in mass communication from Bayero University in Kano State, Nigeria, as well as a higher national diploma in mass communication from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree. He received an award from UNICEF for remarkable support of polio eradication and routine immunization in Kano State in 2018 and secured a Child Rights Media Advocacy Fellowship, 2019 cohort, championed by YouthHubAfrica through the Malala Fund, as well as a health reporting fellowship from the International Centre for Investigative Reporting in 2022. Omoniyi is from Osun State, Nigeria, and is currently based in Kano State.