BBC welcomes Waihiga Mwaura with heartwarming message after leaving citizen TV.
BBC News Africa Has today welcomed Waihiga Mwaura with a heartwarming message after leaving citizen TV.
Waihiga Mwaura the celebrated award winning Kenyan Journalist has left the royal media’s citizen TV after serving for 14 years.
Waihiga Mwaura the Nazarene university graduate with a degree in computer science changed his career choice to journalism after various interaction with several journalists in the field.
He joined royal media in 2009 as a sports anchor. In 2010 he joined the power breakfast show after learning the ropes of sports journalism.
Mwaura until his departure at citizen TV, he was the managing editor for multimedia at the Royal media services.
He was as well hosting prime time show the News Night every Tuesday evening a show that’s considered as one of the best political news program in the country.
“After 14 amazing years at royal media services (Citizen TV), my time here has come to an end. My next stop is @BBCNews @BBCAfrica specifically Focus on Africa. I’ll share more details soon, but in the meantime, see you on my last episode of the #Newsnight at 9pm on @citizentvkenya.” ~He wrote.
Mwaura has won several accolades during his tenure at that royal media services, among them is the Komla Dumor award in 2018 and also the CNN multichoice award in 2012.
The BBC News Africa has today announced on it’s social media about the arrival of the new presenter in an a heartwarming message.
“We’re thrilled to introduce our new presenter for Focus on Africa TV, Waihiga Mwaura. A former BBC News Komla Dumor award winner, and well-respected journalist, he will present the show from Africa – a first for the programme – highlighting our commitment to getting closer to audiences across the continent. Welcome Waihiga, we’re excited to have you 🎉.” ~BBC News Africa wrote.
Several Kenyans and his media mates have taken to the social media to congratulate him and also to thank him for his professionalism especially with handling politicians on his show.