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 […]

Eunice Mathu – The power behind the winning Parents magazine brand

Listen Eunice Mathu is the only publisher to sustain a Kenyan magazine for several decades uninterrupted. As Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, she takes pride in her passion for journalism and mentorship. As one of the country’s power brands, Parents has nurtured some of the most outstanding Kenyan writers and journalists. Parents is easily Kenya’s longest-running and […]

Elizabeth Omolo

Listen Elizabeth Omolo is one of the pioneer female radio broadcasters in Kenya. She hosted various programmes at the Voice of Kenya (VoK) English Service, one of independent Kenya’s first radio stations, in the 1970s. She is remembered for her popular shows Hello Children and The Breakfast Club, and also for hosting the famous music […]

Catherine Kasavuli

Listen Catherine Kasavuli is the founder of Kasavuli Media Group Ltd, a finishing school for broadcasters to help refine their presentation skills. The company also offers etiquette classes to the general public. Kasavuli was previously the Corporate Affairs Manager at Royal Media Services based in Nairobi, a post she took up after retiring from news […]

Suzzanne Owiyo – Thick-skinned songstress who brought global fame to lakeside town

Listen Suzanna Owiyo is a multi-award winning musician. She has won the Kora Award and Kisima Award for Most Promising Musician and nominated Best Kenyan Female Artist at Pearl of Africa Music Awards, and has performed before numerous Heads of State, including Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. In December 2001, President Daniel arap Moi, Tanzania’s […]

Suzanne Gachukia

Listen Suzanne Gachukia is a composer, musician, performer, producer and entrepreneur. She is the owner and Director of Sub-Saharan Limited (formerly Samawati), a company that produces music, films and television shows. The company, which doubles up as a media training institute, has over 300 works in audio and film under its belt in addition to […]

Mary Atieno Ominde – Teacher’s gift of song rises above her visual challenge

Listen Pioneer gospel singer Mary Atieno Ominde is living proof that disability is not inability; blind from birth, she became a leading artiste in Kenya’s gospel music arena in the 1980s and 1990s, producing numerous albums that continue to inspire millions. Her first album, Adam na Eva, released in 1982, remained popular for years. As […]