Veteran Kenyan journalist, Catherine Gicheru Lands Top International Job
Veteran Kenyan journalist, Catherine Gicheru Lands Top International Job: Top international media house, Reuters, ended its search for the best of personalities across various fields worldwide, who would be part of its advisory board by picking veteran Kenyan journalist, Catherine Gicheru.
Gicheru will join seven other new members named to the Reuters Institute Advisory Board.
The seasoned journalist was the first female news editor and first female bureau chief of the Nation Media Group.
She was also the pioneer editor of The Star newspaper and then became a Journalist Fellow at the Reuters Institute in 2013-14.
Gicheru and her colleagues will be tasked with establishing networks.
Their expertise will also be used to further the institute’s research and fundraising activities.
The ex-NMG boss currently works at Code for Africa’s Academy and Communities Programme.
She also leads a team that networks with women data journalists and data scientists.
Reuters selected personnel who worked at the highest calibre in the fields of journalism, policy making, academia and business.