About Jacob
  • Age: 19
  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Place of birth: New Zealand

Jacob Cummings is the host of “Wake Up UAE! With Jacob and Nimi” on 104.8 Channel 4.

Jacob found his calling at the tender age of 13 when he began his career in Australia, honing his skills and working part-time whilst completing high school. Having amassed 6 years of experience in Australia, Jacob decided it was time to take the next big step in his career and joined Channel 4 in June 2017 where he currently hosts the breakfast show with Nimi Mehta.

Representing the voice of the millennial generation, Jacob brings a youthful, fresh and fun outlook to the morning show. His playful personality, friendly nature and ability to connect with listeners has made him a crowd favourite and enabled him to secure multiple accolades including, Australia’s Radio Today’s Top New Talent (2016), as well as Australia’s Top New Radio Personality (2016).


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About Nimi
  • Age: 26
  • Nationality: British of Indian descent
  • Place of birth: London, United Kingdom

Nimi Mehta is thehost of Channel 4’s morning show, “Wake Up UAE! With Jacob and Nimi” on 104.8 Channel 4.

Nimi played professional tennis until the age of 18, when she decided to switch gears and pursue her passion for broadcast journalism.

Joining MTV UK, Nimi was able to share her views and commentary on the leading fashion trends and events and gained valuable experience in hosting both live and recorded events.

Nimi was offered the opportunity to host the morning show on Channel 4, as part of a new team that would represent the voice of the millennial generation; with a special fondness for the UAE, having been a regular visitor during her childhood, coupled with the opportunity to connect with locals and expats from all over the world, Nimi was perfect for the role and can now be heard acorss the UAE every weekday.

Spreading good vibes and positivity to her listeners, Nimi gives listeners their daily intake of humor and banter! She is a great believer that if you start your day on a positive note, it can only get better and always aims to have her listeners start their day with a smile.


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