Joy Doreen Biira Ex- KTN news anchor and Nation journalist ranked among most influential business journalists globally

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Former KTN, Nation journalists shine in global ranking

File image of a TV studio. Former journalists at KTN and Nation have been ranked among the best globally play File image of a TV studio. Former journalists at KTN and Nation have been ranked among the best globally (Courtesy)

Kenyan media houses continue to set the trend, churning out the best journalists in the world with former KTN and Nation journalists ranked among the best business journalists in the world.

In the most recent ranking done by Richtopia, Joy Doreen Biira (Formerly at KTN) was ranked number 22.

Also featuring in the list is Mugambi M’Mutegi who worked with Nation’s Business Daily until early this year.

Biira took to Social media, expressing humility at being ranked among the best globally.

"I don’t know if Richard Branson’s response to my tweet months ago had anything to do with this. I’m honoured to be mentioned alongside the greatest business Journalists in the world," she wrote on Instagram.

play File image of Joy Doreen Biira (Courtesy)


The award-winning presenter has been active in business circles, hosting several business events since quitting KTN.

M’Mutegi who quit Nation Media Group for Competitions Authority of Kenya was ranked number 43.

The former Business Daily writer began his career at NMG where he worked for 8 years before opting to advance his career at Competitions Authority of Kenya.

play Mugambi M'Mutegi (Twitter)


Those listed in the ranking were described as “influential people at effectively having soft-power and being pro-active, particularly in the digital sphere”.

The two quit their careers at the leading media houses at a time when various media houses were restructuring and relaunching in the face of growing competition.

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