Alex Chamwada was born on 16th August 1971. He is a media consultant and the founder and CEO of CHAMS media limited. A TV production company that supply content to KTN.
Alex Chamwada Education Background
2004-2005: Undergraduate student at University of Liverpool, Masters Degree in Politics and the Mass Media
1997-1998: Student at the University of Nairobi, Post graduate diploma in Masss Communication
1992-1996: Undergraduate student at Moi University, BSc. Information Science
1987-1990: Secondary school student at St. Peter’s Mumias High School
Alex Chamwada Job History
January 2014- Present: Founder and CEO, CHAMS Media Limited.
Chams Media is a TV production company that supply content to KTN Kenya.Their current products include: The Chamwada Report; A weekly 24-minute current affairs show on development issues that airs every Sunday 8.30PM and Daring Abroad Series that focuses on life changing stories of Kenyans working or doing business abroad. Besides the productions, Alex Chamwada is engaged as a special correspondent for KTN Kenya. Apart from the content on KTN Kenya, we produce professional documentaries on demand.
April 2008-November 2014: Associate Editor at Citizen TV
November 2005-March 2008: Political Eitor at Kenya Television Network
January 2001-January 2003: Senir Reporter at KTN
April 1999-December 2000: Senior Reporter at Royal Media Services
August 1998-March 1999: Reporter at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation.
1995-1998: Volunteer at Transworld Radio
1996-1997: Media Liaison/Marketing Executive at The Foundation for the Promotion of Children’s Science Publications in Africa
1994-1996: Volunteer at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Alex Chamwada Awards and Honors
He was crowned by the African Media Initiative as Second runner-up in Africa’s most prestigious award on food security reporting for his compelling features on larfe scale farming in Somalia.
He was decorated with the prestigious presidential commendation – Order of the Grand Warrior – by retired President Mwai Kibaki in 2010 for his professional reporting on reforms in Kenya. He is a fellow of the CNN International Professional Program.
He is a food security fellow of the Oklahoma State University, following a study tour that was sponsored by the U.S. State Department in 2011 under President Barack Obama’s Feed The Future Initiative.
Alex Chamwada Family
He is married to Caroline Chamwada and they are blessed with three children.
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