Ian Wafula makes surprise confession days after joining BBC

Ian has joined the growing list of Kenyan Journalists who have joined BBC

In a well written post on his Instagram account, Wafula has disclosed how he was rejected four times despite going through gruel interviews in his quest to join the giant media house (BBC).

In his confession, the talented Media personality send out special shout out to his fellow colleague at BBC Larry Madowo for always challenging him with the “You deserve Better” phrase that keeps him pushing hard.

Challenging words

“New chapter. Looking forward to starting soon at the BBC as Broadcast Journalist, News Review. I’d like to call it my new home but it’s bigger than that, the next step in my career. I’ve seen God’s manifestation in this process having been rejected 4 times after endless tests and grueling interviews. What’s yours is yours, at the right time. Thanking my family and close friends for standing by me. Special thanks to  for the three challenging words “You deserve better” that took me off my comfort zone to yearn for greater opportunities” shared Ian Wafula.

Wafula parted ways with K24 on Friday last week after excepting a new offer from the British owned media house.

"Last day . It has been a great 3 years hosting Alfajiri, The Daily Brief and covering 2017 Elections. Great team turned family. Looking forward to my next move. Soon.” shared Ian Wafula


In December 2015, Wafula parted ways with KTN and joined K24 to host Alfajiri  alongside Amina Abdi who later moved to NTV to replace Larry Madowo on the Trend.


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