Quit Office –Seasoned journalist Waihiga Mwaura has resigned from Citizen Tv for British Broadcasting Corporation BBC after his 14-year stint at the station.
The journalist who has been at the station for 14 years has now joined the swelling list of media personalities quitting local media houses for various reasons.
“After 14 amazing years at Royal Media Services (Citizen TV), my time here has ended. My next stop is BBC News (BBC Africa) specifically Focus on Africa.
“I’ll share more details soon, but in the meantime, see you on my last episode of #Newsnight at 9:00 pm on Citizen TV,” Mr. Waihiga stated.
In his gratitude message to the employer and colleagues, he said he was grateful for rising through the ranks and his experience to become one of the top news anchors.
At the media station, he was also their features editor and special assignments editor, as well.
“I am delighted to let you know that Waihiga Mwaura will be the new presenter of Focus on Africa TV. Waihiga is a respected, award-winning, and talented Kenyan journalist with engaging storytelling and presentation skills.
“Some of you may have encountered him in London before, as he was the 2018 winner of the BBC News Komla award. He joins the programme at a crucial juncture, as we seek to reach younger audiences and tell more original and impactful stories,” Ms Alice Muthengi for BBC stated.
Following exit of Hussein Mohamed- now Statehouse spokesman – from Citizen screens, Mwaura filled that space so well continuing with the popular News Night interviews every Tuesday.
He joined RMS in the year 2009 as their sports anchor; a position he held for about seven years.
His last day at the Royal Media Services RMS will be(today) on Tuesday May 2.
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