Hometown: Kodagu, Karnataka
Profession: Journalist, News Anchor
Marital Status: Unmarried
Some Lesser Known Facts About Somanna Machimada
- Somanna Machimada is an Indian journalist, who works as an anchor on Kannada news channels.
- In 2003, he began his career in Mysore, where he worked as a Sub Editor and Reporter for Star of Mysore and Mysore Mithra; he held the positions till 2005.
- From 2006 to 2012, he worked as City Bureau Chief at TV9 Kannada in Bangalore.
- In 2014, he joined Samaya News as Input & Metro Chief and worked there for a year.
- From 2015 to 2017, he worked at ETV News Kannada, where he held the positions of Senior News Anchor and City Bureau Chief.
- On 2 October 2017, he started working at NewsFirst Kannada as Senior News Anchor and Film Bureau Chief.
- A Youtuber, Somanna hosts the show ‘Super Sunday with Somanna’ on his self-titled channel.
- In 2022, he became a household name when he appeared as a contestant on the popular show Bigg Boss OTT Kannada, which streamed on Voot.
- He has a voracious appetite for reading, and he loves travelling.