Elizabeth Angira


Member since Sep 2023

I am a multiple award winning multimedia journalist based in Kenya.

I am a member of two journalists’ organizations – the Political Journalist Association, Association of women in Kenya (AMWIK) and Kenya Correspondent Association.

Officially, I am accredited as a journalist by the Media Council of Kenya (MCK), an independent national institution established by an Act of Parliament, whose mandate includes setting and ensuring compliance to media standards as set out in the country’s Constitution.

A holder of a Diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism from the Eldoret Aviation Training Institute, I won the African Journalist Gender Equality Award in 2021 organized by the African Women's Development and Communications Network (FEMNET), a Pan-African Feminist and membership-based network.

Awarded agenda 2063 African Women in Media Pitch Zone Award (AWIM) - Category Africa ‘Digital Transformation Strategy -How the digital economy can help accelerate the achievement of the African we want.

I also won Agriculture and food security Digital, Sports Reporting Digital organized by Media Council of Kenya.

Awarded 2022 finalist of the Year awardee by Journalist for Human Rights (JHR).

Awarded 2022 agenda 2063 African Women In Media pitch Zone Award (AWIM) AU Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Strategy (GEWE).

Awarded as science writer by National Association of Science Writers (NASW)

Awarded by MERCK Foundation Media Recognition award More than a mother

As an accomplished and results-oriented professional, I am an experienced in a wide range of knowledge and skills in reporting, audio editing, script writing, feature writing, production of radio programmes, voicing, mass communication and journalism.

I am currently working with The Sun Weekly, an online publication, as a reporter where I have gained hands-on experience in audio editing, script writing, voicing, feature and news writing and public relations.

I have,  however, corresponded and had my stories published/aired by different national and community print and electronic media houses including The Standard, The Nairobian, The People Daily, Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)’s Management Magazine, Kenyan Weekly, HIVI SASA, Scholarmedia, The County News, Qwetu Radio, Opera News Hub, Education, Gusii Star, Radio Baraza (Development Reporters) , People Daily,  Hope FM Radio and TV. Also my stories and a recipe programme are aired on Radio Vuna.

I enjoy reading books, magazines, newspapers and other publications, listening/watching feature documentaries, cartoons and gospel music

Women hard hit by rising cost of living (pd.co.ke)

Farmers embrace climate literacy to fight global warming - People Daily (pd.co.ke)




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