Yvonne Okwara has made a name for herself and created her brand.
Known to many as the no-nonsense political journalist, Yvonne has captured the attention of many viewers with her two cents when it comes to problems facing Kenya.
The hate is massive and she says she is not perfect but she is working on it slowly by slowly. The shoes she had to fit in were big for her to a point she was unsure about herself.
This photo was taken around 2015. I worked at KTN at the time, had just started doing the biggest show of the week, Checkpoint. I was unsure of myself. I was filling some big shoes of my predecessor. I had just started on prime time, the Holy Grail on TV. I was nervous, unsure of myself and it was a whole new world for me. I was judged every day on air (still happens today) I made many mistakes, some, were very big, one day I’ll write about them.
Yvonne is hopeful that she will live to her best because she has God’s assurance.
I prayed. The one thing that God told me, “Be yourself, draw on the strengths that I have given you” BE YOURSELF! I’m not there yet, I strive to get better and better every day, it’s a work in progress!”
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