Tag: Standard Group PLC


Citizen is King, but Kenyans Are Dumping TV – Media Council

It explored consumption habits across TV and radio as well as print. Unsurprisingly, Royal Media Services-owned Citizen TV topped the list of the most watched TV stations. It was mentioned by 78% of respondents.

KTN News Rebrands With One Eye on 2022

The rebranding is part of a larger transformation strategy by Standard Group which is also rolling out a converged newsroom strategy to focus on digital-first journalism.

Media Gaming Frenzy: Kenyan TV, Radio Stations Minting Millions

The big 4 of Kenyan mainstream media - Royal Media Services (RMS), Nation Media Group (NMG), Standard Group Plc and Radio Africa Group (RAG) - all make money via SMS-based gaming programming on their radio and TV stations. Being the most easily accessible media platform in Kenya with the widest national reach, radio is the most heavily targeted when it comes to making money off gaming, polls and trivia shows.

Standard Group Posts Ksh434 Million Loss as Advertisers Flee

The media firm posted a whooping Ksh434 million pre-tax loss, down from Ksh684 million in 2019 - representing a 36 per cent decline. Like other major players in the media industry, Standard Group was affected by reduced advertising as firms trimmed marketing costs in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Standard Group’s External Auditor Resigns Amid Management Shake-up

The disclosure came as the firm continues to effect major changes to its management team and structure.

Dr Mercy Korir: KTN Colleagues Wanted Me to Drop ‘Doctor’ Title

She was responding to criticism leveled at incoming United States First Lady Dr. Jill Biden by a section of Americans for using her title.

Limited Advertising Spend Pushes Standard Group into Sh306mn Loss

Standard Group, has blown hot and cold in the last few years, unable to maintain positive consistency in its financial results reporting losses before bouncing back into profitability and back into loss-making

Ghana’s Anas beats Kenyan investigative reporter to Sh1.1 million award

In 2017, the investigative report on Rift Valley Railways also won him The Nobert Zongo Investigative Journalism Prize

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