Timothy Kimani is a comedian who has largely been the face of the video content creation that is both fun to watch and commercial. 

Being one of the pioneer Youtubers in Kenya, he has inspired a host of vloggers who have carved a niche that has upset traditional TV viewership. 

In July 2019, he was feted with the Humour Recognition Award: Online Creator, for his exploits on the digital space.

His has been innovative enough to ensure his content matches the form, feel and function and media where it appears.

Maina Kageni

Maina Kageni is a radio presenter at Radio Africa's Classic 105's popular morning show, Maina & King'ang'i alongside Daniel 'Churchill' Ndambuki.

His show is among the most listened to morning radio talk shows in the country that tackles social issues in a lighthearted format.

Kageni scooped the Radio Show Award 2017 for the best talk show in the country at the SOMA Awards 2017.

John Kamau

John Kamau is a Kenyan Journalist, Historian and Biographer author currently with the Daily Nation.

In 2019, Kamau was recognised for his stories; Fertiliser politics: How Kenya’s bid for a factory was sabotaged, and Magadi saga exposes the ugly side of capitalism, published on the Sunday Nation at the Annual Journalism Excellence Awards.

He authored the Biography; Mwai Kibaki in Parliament and co-authored Mwai Kibaki: 50 Years of National Service.

John Kamau was feted Journalist of the Year 2015.

Larry Madowo

Larry Madowo is a Kenyan journalist and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in New York.

He was previously the BBC Africa Business Editor. Madowo joined the BBC in April 2018 from NTV, where he was a prime time news anchor and talk show host on The Trend.

Madowo presented a radio documentary on the Chinese-built railway in Kenya which was feted the Daily Journalism (Single Report) category at the 2019 Association of International Broadcasting Awards on November 6, 2019, in London.

Lulu Hassan

Lulu Hassan is a celebrated Citizen TV Swahili news anchor. She co-hosts the Nipashe Wikendi bulletin with her husband Rashid Abdallah.

When she is not anchoring the news, she is either chasing a human-interest feature or leading the production of award-winning Swahili soap operas under her company Jiffy Pictures. 

In 2019, Lulu aired a feature series titled Prison Diaries, where she helped family members reconcile with their loved ones.

Njogu wa Njoroge

Njogu wa Njoroge is a vernacular presenter at Kameme TV.

He has a huge following among the Gikuyu language speakers and started his career as a media personality in 2001, when he auditioned for a football commentator job on KBC.

Njogu has emerged as a shrewd mobiliser who has raised funds for various causes. 

Yvonne Okwara

Citizen TV’s Yvonne Okwara is one who is never shy to speak her thoughts. She is a fearless lady, who will call out a politician or anyone in authority for something that they have done wrong.

She is known for her elaborate Explainer segment, and tough stand on News Gang’s Yvonne’s Take alongside other notable journalists including Linus Kaikai, Joe Ageyo, Jamila Mohammed and Francis Gachuri.

Dennis Okari

Okari is a senior investigative and crime reporter at Nation Media Group.

He is also a prime time news anchor at NTV.

He is famous for bilingual abilities, and eloquence in both English and Swahili languages. 

In July 2019, an exposé by NTVs Dennis Okari, that aired on Sunday night, showed how rogue supermarket officials use chemicals, to increase the shelf life of products, putting at risk the lives of millions of Kenyans.

Cyrus Ombati

Cyrus Ombati is a veteran writer and Crimes Investigative reporter with the Standard Media Group.

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