Larry Madowo's message to Victoria Rubadiri as she joins him at CNN
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CNN International correspondent Larry Madowo is over the moon as he reunites with his former colleague Victoria Rubadiri.

Using his socials, Madowo has excitedly welcomed his former colleague at NTV, Ms Rubadiri  as she takes up a new role at CNN.

โ€œCongrats and welcome to CNN, partner! ๐Ÿฅณ,โ€ Larry Madowo wrote.

At the same time, other journalists have also congratulated Vicky for joining CNN.

kacungira Wow, Congratulations @victoria_rubadiri !! Theyโ€™re so lucky to have you. Shine on, sis! ๐Ÿค—

bettymuteikyallo Congratulations! It was a matter of time. ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ Steady On!

mashirima_kapombe Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ God's perfect timing! May God continue to bless you and open up bigger and better opportunities

chefalimandhry Congratulations my Dear. We are so proud of you ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

jamila.mohamed1 Mama Neeeema!!! Kila la heri Dadaaโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

wangechwamuriuki Congratulations hun,๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ. I'm so proud of you. God's speed ๐Ÿ™

lilmuli Congratulations Vicky. GODS SPEED

smriti_vidyarthi So proud!! ๐Ÿ™Œโค

willisraburu Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Victoria Rubadiri

CNN welcomes Victoria Rubadiri to their team

On Tuesday, CNN officially Rubadiri to their team as she takes up a new role at the International media house.

"Iโ€™m extremely excited for the opportunity to work at CNN and to bring my experience and passion to its global audience. Connecting Africa champions the people, projects and companies revolutionising African business and Iโ€™m looking forward to working alongside Eleni and the team to get out on the ground and tell these stories," Rubadiri said. 

Rubadiri joins CNN International for a new role on its long-running multiplatform series Connecting Africa and as part of the networkโ€™s newsgathering operation in Nairobi.

Rubadiri joins CNN from Citizen TV where she was a senior anchor and reporter in the networkโ€™s Nairobi headquarters.

She also has extensive experience as a radio presenter both in Kenya and the US, where she studied a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism at Temple University in Philadelphia.

In 2020, Rubadiri was awarded the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award for her exceptional talent in telling African stories.