Larry Madowo locked out of his account during his ‘birthday’

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Former NTV journalist, Larry Madowo has marked his first anniversary as a journalist in BBC. Through his Instagram account, he announced that BBC has locked him out of his account.

He wrote; “For my first birthday here, the BBC congratulates me by locking me out of my account. This past year has changed my life & no weapon formed against me by IT shall prosper.”

Larry joined BBC in the year 2018 a a new business editor. The announcement of Larry’s appointment was made official by the British broadcasters and screenshots of the same was widely shared on social media.  

Larry, who resigned from his position at NTV after more than five years at Nation Media Group, expressed his delight in joining BBC while also extolling the quality of the broadcaster’s journalism.

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He said; “I am thrilled to be joining the BBC and looking forward to amplifying stories about entrepreneurship, Ingenuity and innovation that I have witnessed as I have traveled all over Africa. I grew up admiring the quality of journalism the BBC produces around the world. And it is an honor to be part of a bold new team.”

Madowo started his journalism career in 2006 where he enrolled for a communications degree at Daystar University. In 2007, he underwent his internship for Bahasha FM. He would drop out of college a year and a half down his degree to take up a job at KTN. He left the station after three to join NTV.

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In May 2012, he joined South Africa’s CNBC Africa as one of the main anchors and pioneered the show ‘Eye on Kenya’ which airs on prime time. His stay at CNBC Africa only lasted a few months and in December 2012, he returned home and rejoined NTV as the Technology Editor and News Editor.

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