Celebrated Journalist Gets Prestigious International Job

  • An executive editor from Nation Media Group was on Wednesday, December 11, appointed to the advisory board of the World Editors Forum (WEF).

    The World News Publishing Focus indicated that Pamella Sittoni was among seven appointees announced by the board in a meeting held in Paris, France.

    World Editors Forum President Warren Fernandez congratulated the editors for their appointments.

    Daily Nation Executive Editor Pamella Sittoni (extreme right) with other celebrated Kenyan journalists

    Further, he told the appointees that they had big shoes to fill.

    “We are thrilled to have these distinguished editors join the board. They bring expertise and diversity and will add to our discussions on the challenges we face in the media.

    “But given their experience in and commitment to journalism, I have no doubt they will add much to our deliberations on the way forward for the media,”  he noted in a statement.

    The World Editors Forum focuses on the future of quality journalism, newsroom transformation and defending and protecting press freedom.

    Pamela was appointed the executive editor in charge of Daily Nation in January 2019.

    She first joined NMG in 1993 left for Standard Group Limited and became managing editor in 2005, before moving to work as a communication specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Kenya.

    Pamela made a comeback to NMG in 2012 and joined The East African's team.

    Daily Nation Executive Editor Pamella Sittoni takes a selfie with a friend Christine Nguku.