George Iniabasi Essien – MIGHTY GEORGE
George Iniabasi Essien is an award-winning broadcaster and sports journalist, with a decade and half experience in the media.
Nicknamed “Mighty George’, he’s the recipient of the Nigeria Sports Award for ‘Sports Journalist of the Year’ (2018); United Nations Award for ‘Best Sports Presenter in Nigeria’ (2019); Akwa Ibom Sports Journalist of The Year (2020) among a number of other awards.
Owner of the popular moniker ‘What A Rush’, Mighty George has headed Sports and Presentation desks at Brila FM, Nigeria’s only sports radio station, where he spent 7 years; Radio Continental, Lagos; and now Comfort 95.1 FM, Uyo, where he currently supervises the Sports Unit and is Comfort FM’s senior international correspondent.
George is a well travelled Nigerian sports journalist, and a member of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), Sports Writers Association of Nigerian (SWAN), and an alumnus of the London School of Journalism.