Kunbi Tinuoye is an award-winning British-born journalist and broadcaster based in the United States. She is the founder and CEO of UrbanGeekz.com, a groundbreaking video-centric digital news platform focused on technology, science, business, and startups.
Tinuoye is a sought-after on-air contributor, speaker, panelist, and moderator at conferences across the country. Most recently she was a moderator at the 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit and also featured speaker at We Rise Women in Tech Conference, along with other influencers in the Atlanta tech ecosystem. Tinuoye has also appeared as a regular guest on MSNBC and Arise News.
In addition, Tinuoye has hosted her own live radio show. Minority Business Radio — a partnership with Business RadioX — focused on long-form interviews with innovative entrepreneurs and successful women and minority leaders.
Tinuoye is a former News Correspondent for NBC’s African American digital news platform theGrio.com. In 2013, she provided commentary as an investigative reporter on the Investigation Discovery hit television series ‘Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall’.
Prior to relocating stateside, Tinuoye was a senior broadcast journalist for the BBC in London. She is an international writer whose work has been published in The Daily Mail, London’s Evening Standard, Ebony and The Voice newspaper.
For a number of years, Tinuoye served on the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Alumni Magazine (CAM), which is distributed to approximately 150,000 readers globally per edition.
She is one of the original founders of Aspire, a support network for ethnic minority journalists in the United Kingdom. The organization has partnered with and attracted sponsorship from mainstream media outlets, including the BBC, Channel 4, Trinity-Mirror, the Guardian and the Financial Times.
Tinuoye graduated from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social & Political Sciences. She studied a post-graduate in print journalism and is an NCTJ qualified UK professional journalist, with credits in media law and 100 wpm shorthand.
Ovation International Magazine has named Tinuoye one of the 50 most influential Nigerians in the diaspora. She is currently on the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists (AABJ) Development Committee.