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Zawadi Mudibo BBC poaches top K24 News anchor

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He joins the likes of Larry Madowo, Mercy Kandie, Lynne Wachira among others

 BBC poaches K24 Business News anchor Zawadi Mudibo and Maya Hayakawa play  BBC poaches K24 Business News anchor Zawadi Mudibo and Maya Hayakawa (Courtesy)

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has poached top K24 Business news anchor Zawadi Mudibo.

Mudibo who has been working as the deputy Business Editor, at the Mediamax owned TV station, is said to have resigned last Friday.

The talented journalist who is a an Alumni of Kenya Institute of Mass Communication, has already edited out his association with K24 on his Facebook and Twitter profiles.

Before Mudibo’s Twitter profile read “@zawadimudibo. Kenyan TV Journalist, with a passion for Business and Human Interest News items.... @k24tv. Nairobi". But now his profile has changed to “@Zawadimudibo Buniess News is a way of life”

play  BBC poaches K24 Business News anchor Zawadi Mudibo and Maya Hayakawa (Courtesy)

Double exit

It is reported that business reporter cum anchor Maya Hayakawa is also headed to BBC with Mudibo.

Mudibo’s exit from K24 adds his name to list of journalists who have left the station for the British owned media house.

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Others who have left K24 for BBC include head of camera Eugene Osidiana, morning Alfajiri programme producer Eunice Gatonye as well cameraman Solomon Kihara.

play  BBC poaches K24 Business News anchor Zawadi Mudibo and Maya Hayakawa (Courtesy)

 

BBC is currently expanding its presence and influence in Africa’s media space and so far it has poached a good number of talents from local media houses.

Other prominent names that have joined BBC include; Larry Madowo, Hudheifa Aden, Peter Mwangangi, Maureen Nyukuri, Mercy Kandie, Lynne Wachira and Slyvia Chebet.

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