She was a very dedicated news reporter before becoming a fulltime news and radio presenter at KBC’s sister station that transverse its airwaves at the Coast, Pwani FM.
She worked tirelessly in the newsroom, packaging and disseminating current news and radio features to her audience totally convincing her senior managers that she was worthy to be on screen, Lynace Mwashighadi would later join KBC Channel 1.
The energetic, creative, confident and courageous beautiful light skinned Mwashighadi has been presenting Darubini, KBC channel 1 Swahili news for the last four years.
Her passion of moving to greater heights triggered more efforts which finally landed her a place at the British Broadcasting Cooperation-BBC, the East Africa bureau.
“I am obedient because being humble makes one learn more from every quarter, and at the end you make the right decision,” she says.
She noted, “I have been in the radio broadcast, learnt a lot in TV news anchoring and I am now focusing beyond borders,”
[Lynace Mwashighadi penning down her contract at BBC East Africa Bureau in Nairobi. Photo/ Maxwell Ngala]
The Moi university graduate admits that the media is very challenging but journalists should specialize and persist until they realize their dreams.
“I have gathered adequate experience but I need a lot more, I want to present the world to my audience,” she says.
Mwashighadi joins KBC’S Roncliff Odit, NTV’s Coast senior reporter Peter Mwangangi, Larry Madowo, K24’s Norman Mudibo among other big media personalities who stepped in the ongoing media transfer window where media houses are spending millions of shillings to outshine each other.
The largest BBC East Africa bureau is said to be targeting a total of 250 well experienced journalists from the country ranging from bilingual reporters, editors, presenters as well as news producers.
With a vast experience in news gathering, editing, reporting and anchoring in both radio and TV, and a state of the art Swahili language, no doubt Lynace will be a shining star at BBC.