Ciru Muriuki Reunites With Larry Madowo at BBC

  • Media sensation Ciru Muriuki has disclosed her new gig days after announcing her resignation from K24.

    The former ‘Alfajiri’ host has joined former colleague and friend Larry madowo at BBC.

    Making the announcement on social media, Ciru shared her photo at the media house captioning it as ‘new beginnings.’

    She quit NTV’s the Trend on November 10, 2017 after working for the station for 3 years.


    New beginnings. 

    A post shared by Ciru ♡ (@cirumuriuki) on Aug 6, 2018 at 3:45am PDT

    Her move came after Trend’s former host Larry called time on the popular Friday night show.

    She will join a long list of Kenyan journalists who have joined the international media station.

    Madowo was among the first renowned newsmen to join the station in April as a business editor.

    BBC also poached K24 senior anchor Richard Kagoe.

    Others who have ditched K24 for BBC include head of camera Eugene Osidiana, Alfajiri programme producer Eunice Gatonye, Zawadi Mudibo, Maya Hayawaya as well cameraman Solomon Kihara.

    Former K24 anchor Ian Wafula was accepted into the station after being rejected 4 times.

    Ex-NTV Senior correspondent Peter Mwangangi, business reporter Hudheifa Aden and journalist Sophie Ikenye have also joined the Kijabe Street based bureau.

    [caption caption="Larry Madowo,Zawadi Mudibo, Charles Gitonga, Hudheifa Aden, Peter Mwangangi, Bonney Tunya"][/caption]

    KTN has not been left out in the raid as reporter cum anchor Robert Wanyonyi, John Mondo, Anne Soy and Nancy Kacungira left.

    Citizen TV senior reporters Sylviah Chebet and Mercie Kandie have also joined the international media company.

    In September last year, BBC World stated it was preparing to hire more than 100 staff members in the East African region by early this year, in one of its ambitious expansion plans.

    Currently it employs more than 300 natives in the East African region compared to more than 200 in the West African region.

    The company has also been working on its new production studios that will employ over 200 people.