Jalang’o Latest News: Popular comedian and radio presenter Jalang’o has come out to say that he is in the process of getting back on the airwaves. The popular media personality says that since losing his job at MediaMax’s Milele FM, he has received 6 job offers.
“I have received calls from six radio stations who want to hire my services. However, I will take a step back and see how the progress develops,” Jalang’o told a local media house.
Jalang’o further said that he is currently focusing on building his brand. “Right now I am focused on Arena Media and I am looking forward to driving it to further success. I also have my YouTube channel which is growing. Digital is the next move and therein lies an opportunity to generate income, a lot of money,” Jalang’o said.
Jalang’o and news anchor Betty Kyalo are two of the most popular figures who have emerged as the biggest victims in the latest wave of sackings at MediaMax.
The media industry in Kenya has been facing turbulence with a number of media houses going broke. Journalists who have been fired by MediaMax include:
Other journalists who have been fired include:
Kiswahili news anchor Nancy Onyancha
Job Mwaura assignments/Swahili Editor
Ken Wariahe (Swahili Anchor and Editor)
Isabella Kituri (Anchor/Swahili Editor)
Caroline Wambui (acting Managing Editor)
Shukri Wachu (Education/Crime Reporter)
Apollo Kamau (Political Reporter)
Mercy Milanoi (Business Reporter)
Joy Kiruki ( Features Editor)
Gloria Milimu (Health Reporter)
Kimani Githuku (reporter).
Features Reporter Dennis Matara
Sports anchor Tony Kwalanda
Fred Indimuli (9pm News Anchor/Editor)
People Daily Managing Editor Ken Bosire
People Daily Revise Editor Patrick Wachira.
Ken Bosire (People Daily Acting Managing Editor)
Joel Omoto (People Daily sports)
Nduta (People Daily magazine)
Eric Ahoy Murithi