Media council in Kenya is tasked with the mandate of maintaining high stands of reporting in the media industry. The annual journalist awards were thus introduced to enhance professionalism.
Find below a list of 2012 Kenya Media Council Journalists of the year award winners
CT and Telecommunication winners
John Nene – BBC Radio
Antony Gitonga – The Standard
Andrew Ochieng – Citizen TV
Children and Youth Affairs winner
Rose Wangoi – NTV.
Developmental Award winners
Wanjohi Kabukru – Diplomat East Africa Magazine.
Health and Terminal Illness award winners
John Allan Namu – NTV
Robert Gichira-Daily Nation
Joy Wanja – Daily Nation.
Gender award winners
Caroline Wafula – Sunday Nation
Josephine Maina – K24Tv.
Sports award winners
Jonathan Komen – Daily Nation.
Art, Culture and Travel award winners
Nicholas Anywor – The Standard
Lulu Hassan – KTN.
Photographer of the year award winner
Collins Kweyu – The Standard.
Cartoonist of the Year winner
Victor Amatekiu – The Star.
Business award winner
Abel Kabiru – Think Big Business Magazine.
Good governance award winner
Kioko Kivandi – Radio Imani
Judy Kosgei-Citizen tv
Joe Omondi – Citizen Tv.
Developmental Vision 2030 award winners
Joseph Wambugu – The People
Francis Mutegi – NTV
Young Journalist of the Year award winner
Frankline Sande – Business Daily
Joab Mwaura – Citizen Tv.
Reporter of the Year award winner
Mohammed Ali – KTN
Nyambega Gisesa – Daily Nation.
Cameraman of the Year award winner
Mauritius Oduor – Citizen Tv.
News Anchor of the Year award winner
Smriti Vidyarthi – NTV.
Overall Journalist of the Year award winner
Mohammed Ali KTN.