Celebrated journalist Alex Chamwada joins Uhuru Camp
Uhuruto are building up their arsenal in their communications department ahead of 2017
– One such weapon will be Alex Chamwada who has been appointed to the party’s secretariat
Former KTN and KBC television journalist is moving a rung hire on his career ladder after he recently wrapped up a season of Daring Abroad that airs on KTN News.
Reports have it that he will be joining the Jubilee government as a Communication Specialist ahead of the 2017 General Election.
According to Business Today, he will be joining the Jubilee Party secretariat to drive the party’s communications agenda.
“It is not clear whether he will be fully employed or ill be working as a consultant but his appointment underscores the increasingly critical role journalist who play a major part in shaping political discourse,” reported the site today, Tuesday, November 30.
Chamwada’s appointment might have been influenced by the work done by State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu and David Mugonyi.
Esipisu was a former journalist who was hired by Uhuru to oversee communications from the house on the hill and Mugonyi is a former Nation Media reporter who is in charge of communications in Deputy President William Ruto’s office.
In his own right, Chamwada is an internationally acclaimed political journalist and analyst.
According to unnamed sources quoted on the news site, Chamwada has already accepted the appointment, and will be part of the team laying down communication strategies in 2017.