Veteran journalist Joe Ageyo has been appointed the editorial director- Broadcasting at Nation Media Group.
Ageyo, who left Royal Media Services last week, will participate in the development and execution of the groups editorial strategy.
In a statement from NMG on Tuesday, CEO Stephen Gitagama said Ageyo will be in charge of editorial functions of NMG broadcast operations in Kenya across multimedia platforms.
“He will report directly to the Editor in Chief with a dotted reporting relationship to the executive director – transformation,” he said.
Last week, Ageyo said that he is leaving the S.K Macharia owned media group “an extremely proud man”.
In his final remarks on Citizen TV show, News Gang, Ageyo said he was lucky to have had the opportunity to lead the most capable TV team in the country, as well as the most diverse team on the radio.
“I leave tonight an extremely proud man, proud of the mountains we’ve scaled together here, proud of any shoulders thee were to lean on when the ride took us to the valley,” he said.
Joe holds an MSC in Environmental Governance from the University of Manchester, Post Graduate diploma in Mass communication, from the school of journalism, University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Agribusiness Management from Egerton University.
He also holds certificates in sustainability management and environment Diplomacy from the University of Tilburg, Netherlands and the university of Geneva respectively.