Elizabeth Marami

Listen Elizabeth Marami, popularly known as Liz Marami, turned down a scholarship to study law because she wanted to do something out of the ordinary. She is doing just that as East Africa’s first female marine pilot. She successfully completed a course in Nautical Technology in Egypt, the only female student enrolled in this course […]

Zain Verjee

Listen Zain Verjee, best remembered as the Kenyan face on CNN where she worked as a news anchor and reporter, is now proprietor of Zain Verjee Group, a production company that produces video content for African audiences. Verjee started out as a radio host for Capital FM and later went on to anchor KTN prime […]

Rose Kimotho

Listen Rose Kimotho is the founder and Managing Director of Regional Reach Ltd, a media and marketing company she set up in 1994 to operate community television. She was also founder and Managing Director of Kameme FM and K24 TV before the change of management to TV Africa Holdings, after which Kimotho founded Three Stones […]

Pamella Makotsi-Sittoni

Listen Pamella Makotsi-Sittoni is the immediate former managing editor of The East African, one of the newspapers published by the Nation Media Group (NMG). She was recently promoted to the position of executive editor of Daily Nation in January 2019. She began her career as a reporter with NMG, rising to the position of Chief […]

Khadija Ali Mohamed

Listen Khadija Ali Mohamed was an anchor at Voice of Kenya (VoK) Kiswahili Service. She developed a passion for radio at an early age as a regular radio listener. Mohamed rose to the position of Chief Producer for the Kiswahili Service, producing programmes like Mchezo wa Radio, Mashairi and Metro FM’s Meli ya Metro. In […]

Kathleen Openda Mvati

Listen Kathleen Openda Mvati is the chairperson of the Council of the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication following an appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta in July 2018. In August 2010, she was appointed Director of Communications at the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission of Kenya (TJRC) in August 2010. Before joining the TJRC, Openda had […]

Julie Gathoni Gichuru

Listen Julie Gathoni Gichuru is a news anchor, television host, producer and creator. She is also an entrepreneur in her own right as founder and Director of various companies. However, the TV queen didn’t begin her career in media. She worked briefly with Hamilton, Harrison & Mathews Advocates in Nairobi before starting out at Capital […]