KTN's Francis Ontomwa Lands Job With BBC

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  • KTN reporter Francis Ontomwa on Saturday announced that he had left Standard Media Group after working there for six years.

    Taking to Facebook, the Masinde Muliro University alumnus diclosed that he was now working with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa.

    "New beginnings loading @BBC Africa with colleagues from BBC Somali,” he posted.

    Francis Ontomwa

    In another post, Ontomwa thanked God for his new role at the international media house and asked his fans to switch to BBC Africa.

    He also shared some photos with his new colleagues which showed him looking all excited.

    Ontomwa holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics. In 2013, he was named KTN's best bureau reporter in three successive quarters.

    He worked at the KTN bureau in Mombasa until recently when he was transferred to Nairobi.

    Ontomwa is best known for a feature story that he did in 2013 dubbed Bukusu Darling.

    The documentary highlighted the story of an Asian woman who had defied tradition and settled down with a Bukusu man whom she had fallen in love with.

    Watch the video below courtesy of KTN: