Nation Media’s Linus Gitahi, Wangethi Mwangi, and Joseph Odindo

October 17, 2008

Nation Media Group provides in-depth coverage on Kenyan news, politics, regional business news, and sports through The Nation Newspapers that include the Daily Nation, Saturday Nation, Sunday Nation, Taifa Leo, Taifa Jumapili, The EastAfrican, Business Daily, and Daily Metro. This multi-media house in the East African region pubslishes print as well as electronic media and the digital platforms. The media group is held together with an impressive editorial masthead.

At the helm is CEO, Linus Gitahi. Mr. Gitahi joined Nation Media Group by ways of GlaxoSmithKline. Beginning in marketing and advancing to commercial director and then General Manager of the global pharmaceutical company, Mr. Gitahi has a proven successful executive career. In addition to his role as CEO of NMG, Mr. Gitahi serves as non-executive Director of Equity Bank, Ltd Afrika Investment Band and Federation of Kenya Employers

With a solid background in journalism and an experienced editor, Wangethi Mwangi leads the editorial group as Editorial Director. Mr. Mwangi was promoted from sub-editor of the Daily Nation to Editorial Director of National Media Group. With a strong adherence to free press and a clear understanding of the role NMG plays in Kenyan politics, Mr. Mwangi is a revered leader in East and Central African media.

Acting as Group Managing Editor is Joseph Odindo. Encouraged at a young age to be devoted to his studies, the small village boy grew to pursue his education and cultivate his interest in journalism. This lead him to a careers that include journalism reporting and a television critic. Now, as the Group Managaging Editor, Mr. Odindo experience allows him to navigate and manage the largest group of media in the region with ease.


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