Citizen Tv logo. A section of anchors have been fired from the station.

Just hours after Royal Media Services issued a redundancy notice to its employees, the company’s human resources department started dishing out letters to those targeted by the restructuring of Citizen TV and its stable of radio stations.

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Over 20 journalists had been sacked by last evening, including some big names in its broadcast division. Among those shown the door are TV news anchor Terryanne Chebet and Kirigo Ng’arwa as well as radio veteran radio presenter Anunda Sakwa.


Other prominent broadcast names dropped from RMS include political editor Shisia Wasilwa, Elizabeth Omolo, Agao Patrobas and Nasteha Mohammed. The retrenchment also chopped off big heads in editorial, pushing out Mercy Oburu and Patrick Mathangani, who were among the seven managing editors. [see full list below]

Terryanne Chebet
Terryanne Chebet
  1. Terryanne Chebet
  2. Kirigo Ng’arua
  3. Jemima Mungai
  4. Anunda Sakwa
  5. Elizabeth Omolo
  6. Beatrice Njoki-Camera
  7. Brian Okutoyi-Creative
  8. Alex (alias Makarau)
  9. Agao Patrobas
  10. John Marete
  11. Crispin Njogu (alias Osama)
  12. Victor Kenani
  13. Mercy Oburu
  14. Gladys Kigo
  15. Shisia Wasilwa
  16. Philip Muruttu
  17. Nasteha Mohammed
  18. Young
  19. Paul Ngandu
  20. Emily
  21. Leah Ngari
  22. Abdi Osman
  23. Maureen Murimi
  24. Mathangani
  25. Mwenda Gichuru
  26. Makena wa matiiri

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