Kenya Broadcasting Cooperation-KBC sister station Pwani FM has become the latest victim in the ongoing Mediamax Coast radio stations raid after its top presenter left the station.
Josphine Medza who has a strong zeal in Giryama presentation put a message on her Facebook account on Friday telling her fans that she was leaving Pwani FM.
The hardworking, humble Medza has worked in the newsroom for a while and on continuity announcement at Pwani FM presenting Bango and Dobedobeza, a Mijikenda programs.
It is through her zeal, tireless efforts and a humbleness that attracted the Mediamax top managers that recently camped at the Coast to listen to talented top radio presenters with a single mission of poaching them.
Medza joins all Radio kaya presenters among tem PPO, Fatuma Mwangala aka Toto Bomba, Mgeni Shaban also known as Sister Shirneez, Bahati Ngazi and Teddy Nyae Watinga who have since joined Pilipili FM.
Pilipili FM presenters and the entire news room were declared redundant and were all served with notices of up to 30th April.
The dismissal affected, the Station manager Chris Wambuno, radio presenters Chigulu Ngala, Nelly Mwikamba, Gates Mgenge, Mama Madikodiko, Sylvestor Chibero among other senior news reporters at Pilipili FM.
Mediamax limited is set to relaunch the station and make it a pure Mijikenda station with a cultural touch targeting the Mijikenda community in the Coast region.
The station is set to be given a Mijikenda name which remains a top secret to the new presenters.
The new presenters are set to conduct various road shows and other on ground activities in a bid to get a wider reach of the Coastal audience.
The new crew has been signed five year contracts each of a very fat cheque ranging from Ksh. 80,000 to 150,000 per month.