The two years, 2017 and 2018, has seen a mass movement of journalists and celebs moving to National and County governments in search of plum jobs. Surprisingly counties and national government have come to pouch the talent from news rooms and celebrity arena. It sounded like a perfect match when the deal was signed.
For journalists, most of them have been employed in the sector of communication, where they have been given a top managerial role to head the department. Perhaps to provide the link between the county and media, who intern tell the local people what has been happening.
Top NTV business anchor moved to the Central Bank of Kenya, where he has been working as the Head of Communication, before he was a communication consultant at Wananchi Group
Allan Wanga , former Tusker Player has been appointed as the Director of Sports at Kakamega county, where he is also in the Homeboyz FC technical support team.
Jaguar aka Charles KanyI Njagua is now the current Starehe MP, His music career is not over yet, but his involvement in the art industry has gone down at a great level
Old fashioned comedian KJ aka John Kiarie ousted MP Dennis Waweru to become the current Dagoretti South MP in Nairobi County.
Jaguar, Starehe MP looks to have appointed comedian Chipukeezy as his right man, In many occasions, Chipuleezy looks like his MC guiding him through his protocols
Fomer Investigative Journlist and Jicho Pevu founder Mohammed Ali is now the current Nyali MP in Mombasa county on an independent ticket after defeating cousin to Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho
NTV reporter Carol has been appointed to head the department of Comminication in Nyeri County. She will no longer be on our screens
Pulse Journalist, will know be working for Tharaka Nithi county as a communication expert. He was then a long serving journalist at pulse magazine
Naisula Lesuuda has been a long member of Senator after she left her job at KBC. She has been serving as a nominated senator for more than 5 revers now
He will leave NTV to head a communication department at Meru County. Kenny was in the news when he was asked to identify himself using his second name by NASA co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka. Kalonzo then responded by telling him that his name had betrayed him.