James Parulian Putra Nababan
28 July 1974
|Spouse(s)||Mira Maria Melati Sirait|
Early life and educationEdit
Nababan was born with the name James Parulian Putra Nababan in Jakarta on 28 July 1974. According to his parents Panda Nababan and Ria Purba, the name James is used abroad, Parulian is used in his hometown, Putra is used throughout Indonesia, while Nababan is his family name. He is second of three children.
Nababan moved to Sioux City, Iowa, United States, in 1988 to continue his studies through a student exchange. He graduated from high school in one year. Influenced by his father, he chose to be a journalist. He enrolled in the department of journalism of Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, Nebraska, at the age of 16. He graduated three years later. During his time in college, he held a part-time job as a security guard for two years.
In 2008, PDI Perjuangan offered to make him a legislative candidate for the party in the 2009 election, but he refused. In March 2010, he interviewed US President Barack Obama about his childhood in Indonesia.
|1994-1995||Forum Keadilan Magazine||Reporter|
|1995-2001||Rakyat Merdeka Newspaper||Managing Editor|
|2001-2004||Metro TV||Presenter, Chief Reporter|
|2005-2008||Trijaya Radio||Host program POLEMIK|
|2008-2012||RCTI TV||Deputy Chief Editor, News Anchor|
|2012-2017||Metro TV & metrotvnews||
|2016–present||idtalent||Founder & Chief Operating Officer of idtalent.id|
Nababan and Mira Maria Melati Sirait dated for nine and a half years before marrying on 14 February 2004; together they have two children, named Aubriel Mutiara Aza Nababan and Gabriel Indonesia Prinz Nababan.
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- Waldan, Noverita K. (20 April 2010). "Putra Nababan Melamar Saat Pacar Terkena Cacar (2)". Nova. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- Mahfiroh (22 March 2011). "Tak Malu Menyambi Kerja Jadi Satpam". Okezone. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
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- "Obama's Indonesian Childhood: Facts vs. Myths". Jakarta Globe. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- "Ini Caleg DPR RI dari Dapil Jakarta yang Lolos ke Senayan". KOMPAS.com (in Indonesian). 2019-05-21. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
- "Pemenang Panasonic Award 2009". KapanLagi.com. 28 March 2009. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- Mahfiroh (26 March 2011). "Putra Nababan: Piala Ini Mukjizat dari Tuhan". Okezone. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- Putra, Rama Narada (27 March 2012). "Putra Nababan Pertahankan Gelar Jadi Presenter Berita Terbaik". Okezone. Retrieved 22 April 2012.