The Standard Media Group has made changes in its editorial department in a bid to reinforce its authority in the market as the country heads to the polls. In a memo seen, The Standard Group promoted several journalists in the raft of changes. Former Citizen TV Swahili editor and published author, Nahashon Shisia Wasilwa, has been hired as the Programme Editor in charge of KTN's Swahili desk.
Standard Group which owns KTN was forced to apologize to the Republic of South Sudan after one of its panellists made remarks which were reportedly directed at the country's President Salva Kir. In an apology written in Sudan Tribune on Wednesday, May 12 and shared by a local media house, Standard Group said that the words shared by renowned activist Peter Biar Ajak as inaccurate and do not reflect their position.
Tracy Wanjiru Kingoli, one of the aspirants who was eyeing the UDA party presidential ticket has opened up on how several attempts have been made to end her life. Speaking in an interview with a Standard Group media House today, Tracy made it clear that she is not about to give up on her ambitions to lead the country as the first female president.
Eight years ago, the Standard Group launched Radio Maisha. Within this period, the media station has had a variety of hosts. According to a survey done recently, Radio maisha is the most listened Radio station in Kenya. Its presenters are behind this top rank.
A file photo of DP William Ruto and Jubilee party Secretary General Raphael Tuju. Jubilee party Secretary General Raphael Tuju has revealed that he has been talking privately with some of the Jubilee party diehards in Deputy President William Ruto's hustler nation movement. Through a text message to the Standard Group media house on Wednesday, he noted that he is trying his level best to woo them back to the ruling party as it rebrands itself.
Muthengi is joining KTN Home, one of the Standard Group's stations, after anchoring news and co-hosting the 10 over 10 entertainment show with Willis Raburu on Citizen TV. The Skin Therapy Show, a health and grooming show, will be hosted by the presenter at the station.
If you frequently visits social media pages am sure you have met Betty Kyllo and her daughter Ivanna. Betty Mutei Kyallo is an entrepreneur and an Award-winning Media Personality in Kenya who has worked with, Standard Group owned station KTN and Mediamax owned TV station K24. She is among the Kenyan Celebrities who have worked hard and moved from grass to fame over the shortest period of time.
For sometime now, many have arguably been wondering whether KTN TV presenter Sharon Kate Nganga is currently in a relationship or not. Photo: Sharon Kate Nganga This is because despite being a public figure she has been known to keep her personal affairs away from the limelight.
Standard Group Officially Unveils World Class Newsroom And Rebranded KTN NEWS Channel. It's a new dawn for the Standard media group after they officially unveiled a world class newsroom and a rebranded KTN News channel. This Official unveillment was done on Monday and it saw new corporate colors being revealed and a logo having the corporate colors.
Mutunga appears to have taken a step forward and decided to enter politics as the next general elections approach. Since his retirement, he has rarely gone public or talked about politics. But in the recent past, he has openly expressed political views. According to the Standard Group, Mutunga decided to confront the president head- on and addressed the issue of the Pandora papers in which Uhuru was mentioned.
KTN is reeling from losing one of the best investigative journalists in the country after Brian Obuya called it quits on Friday, September 3 at the popular broadcasting TV station after close to six years of service. Obuya penned a farewell message to the media house and his colleagues for the opportunity they granted him to serve and learn and acknowledged he was leaving KTN with bags of experience related to his line of duty.
What you should know: Standard Group Chief Executive Officer Orlando Lyomu assures Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions of continued partnership, residents of Bungoma county mourns the death of a Form Two student at Naburereya Secondary School who allegedly hanged self at boyfriend's house, Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has urged the National Government to fully subsidize the implementation of the Competence-Based Curriculum (CBC).
There was a beehive of activities in KTN today.The workers and news anchors could not hide their joy as the posted the event on social media even before the party started. KTN has taken a whole different turn as it jumps into a new and different environment.They have unveiled new and improved news rooms, Digital equipments and enjoyable working environment.
Sharon Momanyi is a celebrated Kenyan journalist, famous for anchoring Prime Time news bulletins at the Standard Group Owned-station KTN. Photo: Sharon Momanyi Image; courtesy She is also a Features Editor at the station, a position that she got into days after wining the Media Council Of Kenya's Annual Journalism Excellence Award (AJEA), in the Journalist Of The Year category in 2018.
The Standard Group in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online service are looking for a smart, creative and ambitious individual to join the Editorial- Audio Visual team in the following capacity. This role is responsible for creating visual content for all platforms (still and animated) for Broadcast, Print and Digital.
Larry Madowo who currently works at CNN had a good time today after going live while reporting morning news concerning Corona Virus. What caught the attention of his fans was how he managed to cover the event by himself without any Camera person with him. He also admitted that he was using a phone to cover the news in streets of Paris.
Speaking in an interview with Eric Latiff of Standard Group. Mudavadi confirmed to have received so many calls from every quarter after his big announcement yesterday. He confessed that he had to stay away from his mobile phone so as to continue with his daily activities effectively. When asked about his decision not to inform his co- principals in One Kenya Alliance of the invitation of William Ruto, Mudavadi confirmed to have called a number of people informing them of the Deputy President's invitation.
The Standard group is thrown into mourning after the sudden death of one of the well-known journalist and their staff member. The late Joshua Nanjero was a famous cartoonist who had worked with the standard group for decades. He was known for brilliant cartoons to pass information to readers.
Celebrated cartoonist Joshua Nanjero is dead.He died at the age of 50 years. Mr Nanjero, who worked with the Standard Group,was found dead inside his house on Friday 26 November 2021, after initial efforts by his supervisors and colleagues at work to reach him proved futile.
As the next general elections approach, Mutunga looks to have taken a step ahead and decided to enter politics. He has hardly gone public or discussed politics since his retirement. He has, however, openly voiced political views in the recent past. According to the Standard Group, Mutunga confronted the president head-on, addressing the subject of the Pandora papers, which named Uhuru.