Trevor Ombija is regarded as one of the fastest rising and in-demand news anchors in Kenya. Ombija has build a reputation for success and excellence having graduated from the University of Nairobi with a degree in Journalism.
He worked, as an assignment desk editor at CCTV Africa from May 2012 to July 2013. He then proceeded to work as an assistant sea exports coordinator at international logistics company SDV from February 2010 to April 2011.
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In 2013, he was back in the media world at Nation FM from August 2013 to August 2014 when he moved to Nation TV. In 2018, he quit NTV and joined Citizen Tv.
But apart from his media career at Citizen Tv where he hosts the Monday night show, Trevor Ombija is also an entrepreneur.
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Ombija is also the senior partner at Crestwood Marketing and Communications Ltd. “Crestwood Marketing and Communications Ltd is an integrated communications agency that endeavours to professionally solve sophisticated business and communications problems by strategically utilizing data-driven and other exceptional approaches to enhance and protect brands and reputations,” his company says.
This company was however founded by David Osiany who was recently appointed as a Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade & Enterprise Development. It deals with high-end clients such as corporates and government institutions among them the Ministry of Health, Kenya Wildlife Services and other government departments.
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For instance, Crestwood was tasked with branding and managing communications of the Ministry of Health’s concurrent session at the International Conference of Population and Development 2019 (ICPD25) in Nairobi.
At the firm, Ombija’s main focus is on public and media relations, a role that fits in with his media specialization. The firm is estimated to be worth millions, and is also reportedly one of the most sought after in the public relations market.
Ombija’s side hustle could be in jeopardy, especially since it is media related, and following a ban on certain side hustles that touch on the media by his employer Citizen Tv.