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Blow To KTN As Yvonne Okwara Leaves for Rival Media Station

Standard Media Group has suffered another major blow after it emerged that KTN senior anchor Yvonne Okwara-Matole tendered her resignation on Monday,having received a lucrative offer from rival media station.

According to sources close to Business Today, the talk show host  is serving notice until end of April after resigning and would be joining Royal Media Services(RMS).

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Her impending departure comes just weeks after former KTN Managing Editor Joe Ageyo joined RMS, taking up the role of Editorial Director.

Speculation is rife that former KTN Managing Editor Joe Ageyo may have facilitated Mrs Okwara’s move to Royal Media.

She will be joining former NTV journalists Jamila Mohammed,who was appointed Swahili Managing Editor and Victoria Rubadiri who will be a news anchor.

Okwara, who has been in the media industry for the last 11 years, started off her career at RMS as a radio journalist.   As early as  8 years of age, she was a presenter for a Children’s Variety Show at KBC and also did a variety of voice overs.

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She has also worked at Nation Media Group as a radio talk show producer and later joined NTV where she started the NTV This Morning Show.

She joined KTN five years and has emerged as one of its foremost journalists. She hosts a Sunday night talk show ‘Checkpoint’, where she moderates analysts in a no-holds barred assessment of the week’s biggest stories. She is also the Head of News Anchors at KTN as well as a content producer.

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  • Who will head the big story and checkpoint now,next wanuna will go,ei KTN do something we watch your station cause of them

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