Tag: Royal Media


Kenyan Journalist Who Declined Million-Shilling Bribe Seen As a Rare Breed

Mr Waihiga Mwaura, who covered the Rio Olympics for Royal Media Services (mainly Citizen TV), broke the financial scandal that remains the hallmark of the Rio games in Kenya, and testified in the corruption case in which the then Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOCK) head Stephen Soi were sued for misappropriation of public funds.

Standard Media Brings in Turnaround Editor to Shakeup TV and Radio

A seasoned journalist and media executive, Peter Opondo has more than 18 years experience in broadcast, print and digital media. He is a Media Strategy and Innovation Consultant and has previously held various senior positions at Mediamax Network Limited with his last role being Group head of TV and Digital.

Kenya’s Most Popular Radio Stations Aren’t the Noisiest

The trend proves how powerful vernacular radio stations have become not only in attracting audiences but also driving public agenda and advertising revenues for media houses.

Top Inooro TV anchors set to join rival station

Kameme TV targeting at least four presenters to strengthen its team as it seeks to increase viewership ranking

Why top Citizen Radio presenters quit together

Two breakfast show presenters and head of radio join Milele FM in protest over low pay at Royal Media Services

Citizen TV anchor kicked out over Sonko link

Kiswahili news presenter Salim Swaleh accused of secretly recording a government official and sharing audio with the Nairobi Governor

NMG Shakes Up Management to Stimulate Growth

Latest appointment of managers reveal how deep the January restructuring cut, but offer hope to reverse trend of declining revenues

Will NMG staff deliver value for Royal Media?

Predatory media houses soon discover that some of the perceived stars ride to popularity on team work rather than their own individual skills

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