Award-winning journalist Waihiga Mwaura has been appointed the new Special Projects Editor for Citizen TV, effective October 1st, 2020.

According to a memo seen by Nairobi Leo, Wahiga will be in charge of features, investigative stories, special reports and forward planning for special events on Citizen TV.

The station has announced that it will soon provide him with a team to help him achieve the set goals

“I am happy to announce the appointment of Waihiga Mwaura as the new Special Projects Editor for Citizen TV effective October 1st 2020.

In this role Waihiga will be in charge of features, investigative stories, special reports and forward planning for special events on Citizen TV.

We will in the coming days assign a team to the section to help him in delivering on the mandate.

Waihiga Mwaura brings on board a rich journalism experience spanning more than 10 years, covering national news, investigative stories and other special reports.

I am confident that Waihiga will help in steering our Special Projects Desk into the new dispensation of multi-media content generation and dissemination.

Kindly let us accord him the usual cooperation and support as he takes on the new responsibilities,” read the memo.


Wahiga Replaces Asha Mwilu

The role was previously held by veteran journalist Asha Mwilu who resigned a few months ago to focus on her personal projects.

Aha proceeded to start her own media outlet dubbed Debunk Media.