Former BBC Journalist Grace Kuria is among the four reputable journalists of have joined TV7 as they revamp their newsroom in a bid to rubber stamp their name in the Kenyan media industry.
Another journalist who has joined the renowned media outlet is Mwanaisha Chidzuga who will be reading news bulletins on Fridays and Saturdays as part of the program 'TV47 Wikendi.'
The news of these new additions was shared by Chidzuga herself on her Instagram account, expressing her gratitude for the opportunity.
In her Instagram post, Chidzuga stated, "Back to my God-given gift and purpose. #NewsHosting and Presentation... I take this opportunity to first thank God for giving me this chance to officially join @tv47ke... #Tv47Wikend with all of you, my dear fans... Sincere thanks to the entire team for the warm welcome... To all my viewers, welcome to Tv47Wikendi every Friday and Saturday... with my co-host."
Chidzuga's return to the screens marks her comeback after a nearly four-year absence. Prior to her new role at TV47, she worked at the Mediamax Limited-owned station, K24 TV, before bidding farewell in October 2019. The announcement of her new position has ignited excitement among her loyal fanbase who eagerly awaited her return.
Joining Chidzuga at TV47 is journalist Grace Kuria, who brings a wealth of experience from her previous work with K24, CGTN, KTN News, and most recently, BBC. Kuria's extensive background in journalism enhances the network's credibility and strengthens its news programming.
Another noteworthy addition to TV47's newsroom is George Maringa, a former anchor from KTN News. Maringa's six years of experience reporting on political and social affairs adds depth to the network's coverage.
Ahmed Bahaj, an established Swahili sports journalist, will be contributing to the sports desk. With his expertise and passion for sports reporting, Bahaj aims to elevate the network's sports programming.
TV47's recent recruitment of these talented journalists underscores their commitment to enhancing news content and expanding their audience reach. The network aims to provide informative and engaging programming to cater to a diverse viewership.
The TV re-launch, held on July 18, was a star-studded affair graced by various celebrities and notable guests. Among those in attendance were ICT Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo and Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka.