Media Watch

Former Nation reporter appointed CEO of PR agency

Former Daily Nation investigations reporter Samwel Born Maina has been appointed the East and Central Africa CEO of 360, a media and marketing agency. Mr Maina, a journalism graduate from Kakamega-based Masinde Muliro University, takes up the new role in a firm that is headquartered in Australia. Mr Maina, who ...

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Now TUKO is most popular website in Kenya

Kenya News. TUKO.co.ke has become the number one news and entertainment website barely two years after being set up by global consumer internet company, Genesis Technologies. A mix of trending local news, viral content, gossip and entertainment has seen the website rise over traditional leaders of the digital space like ...

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Banks blacklist Nation Media employees

The ongoing restructuring at Nation Media Group is hitting even at employees’ wallets. Banks have blacklisted the leading media house as a loan guarantor for its workers and has stopped offering credit to them. It is understood that Standard Chartered bank stopped giving loans to Nation employees about four weeks ...

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Ken Walibora among journalists sacked by Nation

The ongoing restructuring at Nation Media Group has claimed more people than initially thought. The names of some of the people who have left Nation have emerged including senior editors and reporters as well as celebrated Kiswahili author and news anchor Ken Walibora Waliaula. From the list, it’s not easy ...

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How Nation’s new editorial structure will work

The Nation Media Group has radically changed its editorial structure, which has resulted in redundancies but hoped to reduce expenses and bring in more revenues. The new structure, which leaves a number of editors redundant, is anchored on NMG’s digital-first strategy that prioritises breaking news on its digital platforms before ...

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NMG overhauls its editorial team

Nation Media Group has made changes to its editorial management team. The changes reflect its new direction of online first journalism and is expected to increase appeal of its various products. The changes affect the Nation newspapers section. See below the memo from Editor in Chief, Tom Mshindi, which was ...

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Sunday Nation editor gets new post after sacking revoked

Just hours after being sacked, Sunday Nation Managing Editor Eric Obino could be making a comeback at Nation Media Group – but in a different capacity. According to the latest reports from Nation Centre, Mr Obino was given a new lease of life after a board meeting decided to recall him. ...

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Daily Nation news editor Eric Shimoli fired

Nation newspaper news editor Eric Shimoli is the latest to be pushed out of Nation centre under the ongoing restructuring. We have been reliably informed that Mr Shimoli, who has served in that position for many years too, was given his letter today morning, leaving the entire newsroom reeling in ...

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NMG sacks Sunday Nation managing editor Eric Obino

Sunday Nation

Tension among Nation Media Group (NMG) employees has hit feverpitch, after one of the managing editors was served with a redundancy letter, with two other senior editors targeted for sacking. Sources at Nation Centre, the company’s head offices, indicate that Sunday Nation managing editor Eric Obino was yesterday given his ...

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