Decorated Citizen TV journalist Asha Mwilu on Friday announced her resignation from Royal Media Services to start her own company.
“Some personal news: I am leaving Citizen TV to launch my start-up. I’ve worked under the guidance of the brilliant Joe Ageyo, Linus Kaikai, Pamela Asigi and Jamila Mohammed,” she said on Twitter.
Mwilu worked as the Special Projects Editor at Citizen TV. She is also an adjunct lecturer at USIU Africa.
Before moving to Citizen TV, Mwilu was the Features and Documentaries editor at KTN News.
Mwilu has worked as a journalist for almost a decade, covering security, terrorism, governance, health, the economy and current affairs in Africa.
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The celebrated journalist holds an M.A in Documentary Practices and a B.A in Broadcast Journalism from the United States International University-Africa.
Mwilu has also won many accolades in her journalism career
She was named the best journalist in Africa in 2016.
In October 2016, she was named CNN African Journalist of the Year, CNN International and Multichoice Africa.
In 2013, Mwilu was awarded the reporter of the year award by the Media Council of Kenya for the amazing documentary dubbed “Armies of the Underworld”.