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3 prominent media personalities who studied at Moi University

Peter Mokaya
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Moi University's administration block. [Photo/citizentv.co.ke]

Moi University is amongst the oldest learning institutions in the country. It offers a variety of courses among them Communications, Media and Public Relations.

Over years, the Kesses-based university has produced some of the finest journalists in the country.

Here are the three prominent media personalities that studied at Moi University;

Mohammed Ali

Nyali MP Mohammed Ali. [Photo/mpasho.co.ke]

He is the current Nyali Member of Parliament.

He has done everything in the best way he does things. A resillient, hardworking and prayerful man who knows not to lose hope, I mean he has been threatened quite alot of times but he came out a victor. Mohammed Ali is popular for his Jicho Pevu programme that aired on KTN. 

He joined Moi University as an undergraduate, taking a bachelor degree in communication and public relations from the year 2010-2014.

Mercy Kandie

Citizen TV reporter Mercy Kandie. [Photo/businessdaily.co.ke]

She joined Moi University in the year 2007 and later on graduated in the year 2011 with a bachelor degree in communications and public relations. She started her career at the Kenya Television Network (KTN) as a reporter in the North Rift region.

Kandie is currently working as a reporter at Citizen TV.

Alex Chamwada

He is a godfather in the media industry, I mean he has mentored quite a number of upcoming journos who are doing explicitly well in this field. Alex Chamwada is a media consultant and the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CHAMS media limited, a TV production company that supply content to KTN.

Alex Chamwada. [Photo/standardmedia.co.ke]

Chamwada did his secondary education at St. Peters Mumias high school and was later admitted at Moi University main campus in the year 1992 as an undergraduate student undertaking a bachelor degree in information science, and graduated in the year 1996. 

From the year 1997-1999, he joined the University of Nairobi for a postgraduate diploma in mass communication. He also did a masters degree in politics and mass media at the University of Liverpool as from 2004-2005.

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