Yvonne Okwara

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Yvonne is a media personality whose body of work runs the gamut from powerful interviews, talk shows to news presentation; with experience in radio production, presentation to television content production, interviewing and news anchoring.

She has been at the center of some most defining moments of the country. Yvonne has hosted national discussions on civic education on Kenya's constitution and historic 2013 elections. She covered the political party primaries and general elections of 2013, the Supreme Court Election Petition and the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Yvonne currently works for Kenya's Television Network, KTN, as a Senior Anchor and content producer. She hosts a Sunday night talk show ‘Checkpoint’, where she moderates analysts in a no-holds barred assessment of the week's biggest stories. She is also the Head of News Anchors at KTN.

She has also moderated several regional and international meetings including the Conference of African Finance Ministers in Abuja, Nigeria in March 2014.

Her notable interviews include President Uhuru Kenyatta, Dep. President William Ruto, Cabinet Secretaries Joseph Ole Lenku, Anne Waiguru, Senators, Members of National Assembly, Business Icon Manu Chandaria, Chairs of Constitutional Commissions in Kenya, former Head of United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in Kenya Pedro Basabe, Rebecca Garang' widow of S. Sudanese leader John Garang' among other leaders in the region.