Find out more about Gamal Fahnbulleh...
Gamal joined ITV Daybreak as a Correspondent in June 2013 and is based in Manchester. Prior to joining he was a reporter and presenter for Sky News where he travelled the length and breadth of the country reporting on a variety of stories.
He was one of the first reporters at the scene of the student protests in November 2010 and also reported live, in one night, from both Manchester and Liverpool, as violence spread during the August riots in 2011.
Gamal was also a reporter and presenter for ITV Granada between 2006 and 2010, where he worked extensively with the British Army. During the summer of 2010 he was embedded with the First Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment during a six month tour of Afghanistan. He has also reported for ITN.
His first taste of journalism was during a tour of Sri Lanka in 2004, where with the assistance of a film crew, he presented a documentary on a development project that aimed to bring UK volunteers with transferable skills over to the country to work in schools, orphanages and sanctuaries. It was a project that saw him travel 7000km in three months.
After graduating with a BA Honours from Manchester University in Politics and History, Gamal went on to do a Masters Degree in International Politics before enrolling on a postgraduate diploma course in Broadcast Journalism at City University. He was one of only ten candidates to be selected for the ITV News Bursary Scheme in 2005.