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Bulls Eye Host Emmanuel Juma Calls It Quits At NTV. – Sharon Madonna!

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Veteran journalist who also has been serving as the Managing Editor of Nation Media Group’s Broadcasting division Emmanuel Juma has left the station.

The station had released a memo on Friday, December 11, announcing that Friday, January 1, 2021, was Juma’s last day at NTV.

The same memo also noted that NTV’s morning show host and ex-BBC editor Joseph Warungu will be the acting managing editor in the meantime.

“This is to inform you that Emmanuel Juma, our Managing Editor for NBD (Nation Broadcasting Division) will no longer be with us from January 1, 2021.

“The Consulting Editor, Mr. Warungu will handle the duties of the Managing Editor’s office in an interim capacity. Kindly do accord him all the necessary support,” read the notice.

Joseph Warungu is a Consulting Editor with NTV. He has 30 years of journalism and media management experience, twenty of which were spent at the BBC. He runs a national mentorship Programme for young journalists in Kenya in the form of a popular journalism TV reality show, Top Story which is broadcast on NTV every Monday at 7.30 pm

Emmanuel Juma exits NTV after working at the station hosting the popular Bulls Eye news segment which he started in 2005.

Bull’s Eye is a weekly comic segment that airs every Friday during the prime time news touching on various political personalities and uses satire and well-timed clips to bring out different angles of the top stories.

In 2018, the show suffered a hiatus when Juma was sacked at the beginning of that year before he was recalled in August 2018.

Juma moved to NTV from KTN where he ran a similar Programme called The Parting Shot. Emmanuel Juma is one of Kenya’s seasoned journalists who have in the media for over 15 years.

He started out as a reporter for KTN where his signature voice and intonation earned him fame among TV viewers.

 

 

 

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