#LadyCreative: Meet Yvonne Okwara Matole, Senior News Anchor at Citizen Television, Royalmedia Services

Yvonne Okwara Matole

Yvonne Okwara Matole has won the hearts of Kenyans with over 14 years experience as a media journalist demystifying ambiguous matters on trending topics.

Yvonne started hosting the KBC’s children variety show at the age of 10 years. From the year 2008, she became a Radio Talk Show Producer of QFM; she was also given a chance to do her voice over for money matters NTV business show.

Nation Media Group (NMG) later opened up QTV and she was given a task as a producer. She later moved to KTN in November 2012 on a contract assignment. Her five years contract at KTN ended in 2018 and she decided not to renew it and instead joined Citizen TV as a news anchor. Apart from working with Royal Media Services, Yvonne does voice-overs for TV shows such as Samantha Bridal show that airs on NTV.

Yvonne Okwara

Okwara is also a media consultant for Kenya’s National Defense College, and sits on the ENACTUS Business Advisory Council. She is a board member at CBM Kenya, a development organization that works to improve the lives of persons with disability, and chairs the Advisory Board of Africa Uncensored, an independent media house set up by Kenya’s finest investigative journalists. Yvonne is a Bloomberg Africa Leadership Initiative Media Fellow.

Yvonne Okwara Matole is one of the famed journalists in the country who have accomplished a lot in the media industry despite studying unrelated courses in school.


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