NTV Boss resigns
Top NTV boss steps down
A letter sent to inform the staff at NMG stated that the resignation would be in effect from 22nd June, 2019.
In the meantime Justus Tharao and Betty Kuremwa were assigned the MD's duties and are to report to the Group CEO.
Mr Kobia held the position for less than a year after Linus Kaikai's departure to Royal Media Services.
His responsibilities at NMG included the overall management of the broadcast division as he was in-charge of NTV Kenya and Uganda as well the vernacular (Luganda) KFM radio station and Spark TV.
Kobia holds a Masters in Science from the University of Liverpool and a Bachelor of Arts (architecture and development) from the University of Nairobi.
He formerly worked at Al Jazeera Media Group until his assumption of the new position.
During his tenure at Al Jazeera, Kobia worked as the head of sales and distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa and hence brings his rich experience on board.
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