Former KTN News presenter Sophia Wanuna was, on Thursday, May 4, appointed Deputy Director and Head of the Directorate of Public Affairs and Corporate Communications at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
In a statement, JSS revealed that Wanuna assumed the role on Saturday, April 29.
The Commission promotes and facilitates the independence of the judiciary. It also helps foster the Judiciary's accountability and effective administration of justice.
"Judicial Service Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophia Wanuna as Deputy Director and Head of Directorate of Public Affairs and Corporate Communication at the JSC. The appointment took effect on 29th April 2023," the notice read in part.
Besides promoting justice, Sophia Wanuna would be working with the body tasked with receiving complaints regarding judicial officers, including magistrates and registrars.
Her department will also develop programmes that would be used for the continuous training of judges and judicial officers.
"I appreciate all the wonderful colleagues I had the privilege to work with as a journalist. Grateful for those who have watched me over the years. For the hundreds that I hosted on TV," Wanuna wrote.
" A New chapter now begins," she added while announcing her new role.
In the appointment notice, the JSC described Wanuna as a seasoned communication professional with over 15 years of experience.
"She brings a wealth of experience from the media as an established journalist and newsroom manager," JSC indicated.
The appointment came days after she left Standard Media Group - where she was part of the company's engine.
Wanuna left KTN News after serving the media station for over 11 years, relinquishing her role as the Deputy Editor.
Her 11-year stint at KTN News started in 2011 after she left K24. The holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Communication From Daystar University started her career at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) in 2018.
The seasoned journalist later left KBC and joined K24 in 2010.