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Aisha Mwilu Biography, Education, Career, Awards

Real Name Aisha Mwilu
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Nationality  Kenyan
Education Level Graduate
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Birth Sign Leo
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Religion  Christian
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Profession/Career Journalist 
Net Worth $140,000

 

Journalists inform, amuse and keep us up-to-date with the daily happenings around the world. Then we have investigative reporters. They go out there risking their own lives to scoop the ills that bedevil our society. One such journalist is Aisha Mwilu.
She tells reports that are well thought out and well researched. At a very young age, she has been to spots most are afraid to venture, seen things that would shock many & won awards in the process.
This report takes the reader through her education, exciting stories she has covered & awards.

Education

The journalist is a scornful alumnus of the United States International University (USIU), where she learned Broadcast Journalism.
She also has a Master’s Degree in documentary training from the University of the Creative Arts in the United Kingdom.

Career

The documentary moviemaker first came into the spotlight while working with the Standard Media Group as a reporter for KTN. When the station, she covered unique pieces and was the quality and documentaries editor. While at the station, she did a report dubbed “Terror Crossing.” This in-depth documentary is on the state/ insecurity at the Kenya Somali border in Mandera. The documentary revealed the pitiful state of the border that allowed Al-Shabaab militants to come & go as they please. This story attracted awareness worldwide, and many commended her and the cameraman for the excellent coverage. In addition, she was the leading editor of the mid-2018 controversial public elections during her employment with KTN.
In 2018, Aisha departed the Standard Media Group to join Royal Media Services. She performed in Citizen TV as the friendly face of Special Assignments, in-depth stories told in documentary formats. Some of the exciting reports she covered were:
Mara appropriation where she and the team exposed how top officials at the Maasai Mara University were oozing the institution dry by stealing huge money.
The burden of attractiveness. Showing what products individuals use to bleach and why they are accomplishing it.
After two years with RMS, Aisha Mwilu named it quits to concentrate on her start-up. She shared the report this week on Twitter:
“ Some personal news. I am leaving @citizentvkenya to begin my start-up. I’ve performed under the guidance of the brilliant @jageyo @LinusKaikai @pamela_asigi & @JamilaMohamed.”
She thanked them and said she couldn’t wait to share her new project.
“ I thank you. I can’t linger to share my new projects with you! A hint of what’s next” persisted the former Citizen TV employee.

Awards

2013- Reporter of the year honor by Media Council of Kenya for the documentary “Armies of the Underworld.”

2015 to 2016 Awarded the prestigious Chevening scholarship.

2016- won the CNN multichoice award for the “Terror Crossing” documentary. She has also been anointed the best journalist in Africa.

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