Peninah Karibe at CGTN Africa studios.
Top Kenyan TV Anchors Who Have Joined China-Owned Station
The Kenyan media industry has seen a lot of developments with changing of structures, the entrance of new media houses as well as TV anchors and reporters moving from one station to another in search of greener pastures.
One such station that made an entry into the Kenyan market is China Global Television Network (CGTN) which has its Africa division (CGTN Africa) based in Nairobi Kenya – formerly known as CCTV.
Over the years, the China-owned station has gone on to employ some of the talented Kenyan journalists in the industry with the goal of promoting a cultural connection between Africa and China.
Here are some of the Kenyan anchors who have gone on to join CGTN:
Marshall was arguably one of the very first anchors to join CGTN.
Prior to joining the station, Beatrice was the Deputy Managing Editor of KTN and also served as the channel’s chief anchor.
At CGTN, Marshall has gone on to build her African profile anchoring ‘Africa Live’, a daily News program, and hosts ‘Talk Africa’.
In her career, spanning over 15 years, the veteran journalist has interviewed 17 sitting African heads of state.
In January 2021, Grace Kuria announced her resignation from KTN during a live TV broadcast
which surprised many viewers.