Comfort Umanah hails from Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. She began her educational career from Annang Peoples’ School, Nto Obo/Eka Uruk Eshiet, from where she proceeded to Northern Annang Secondary Commercial School, Utu Etim Ekpo in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. On completion of her secondary school study, she proceeded in 1979 to the then Polytechnic Calabar where she bagged a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication. In 1993, she successfully enrolled for her Post Graduate Diploma in Communication Arts in University of Uyo. In 2005, she did her Masters’ Program in Communication Arts, Business and Organizational Communication. Comfort Umanah began rendering service to her fatherland in 1983 during her one (1) year mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC), where she served at Umunoha Girls Secondary School, Mbaitoli in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. Between 1985 and 1987, she worked as a News Reporter for Cross River Television Authority. In 1992, she was a Senior Reporter (News) in Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation – Television Service.