Jeff Koinange is one of the most celebrated Kenyan journalists. The award-winning Citizen TV anchor is famous for his trademark golden-goose voice and hyper, outgoing personality.
He has been hosting the popular Jeff Koinange Live talk show on Citizen TV since February 2017. He is also a breakfast host alongside comedian Professor Hamo, at Hot 96 FM, an English station owned by Royal Media Services.
Koinange was one of the judges at the East Africa's Got Talent show that premiered in August 2019.
He previously served as the Africa correspondent for CNN and CNN International from 2001 to 2007, and later as chief reporter at K24 TV from 2007 to December 2012.
Prior to joining CNN, Koinange worked for Reuters Television from 1995 to 2001, covering Africa and serving as their chief producer from 1999 to 2001. He also worked as a producer at NBC News in 1994 and also worked for ABC News earlier in his career from 1991 to 1992. He also previously served as the Chief Anchor, Africa for Arise Television Ltd based in Johannesburg.
Jeff is an Emmy Award winner and author of the autobiography, Through My African Eyes.