Blogger This Is Ess lands show at NTV as more and more employees ditch the media house 

Nation Media Group’s NTV is aggressively looking to fill out slots left by employees leaving the station for greener pastures. In the process, newer faces have cropped up.

Fashionista and vlogger Sharon Mundia popularly know as This Is Ess, has landed herself a new TV job at the station.


On Instagram, she shared the news with excitement.The show is set to start in a weeks time and will be called “Living with Ess.”

Can’t believe I’m about to say this but… Starting 30th of July, I’ll be hosting a morning Lifestyle show on @ntvkenya called Living With Ess!!! she posted on IG.

“There is no emoji, no picture and no words that can bring to life the excitement I have for this next step in my life and career! It all still feels so surreal and my arms are bruised from all the times I’ve had to pinch myself these past few weeks! ??? God, I see you working your magic.”


“Thank you. ?? And thank you @ntvkenya for believing in me! And of course thank YOU for choosing to be part of this journey – whether you joined 6 years ago when I started blogging or 6 days ago.❤ Hope you’ll tune in to the show! Save the date. 30th July. 8AM sharp. Monday to Friday. Aaaaaahhhhh! My heart is so full it could burst. ??✨ #LivingWithEss.”

Pick a side! NTV and Citizen introduce new Swahili news anchors lineup on the same day (video) 

Journalists in different media houses have been shifting lately as power struggles between top media companies has intensified.

Citizen TV has been poaching a bunch of presenters lately from other TV stations but also has lost a few of their top guys in the process.

Citizen TV and NTV have now released their official news lineup both on the same day leaving Kenyans arguing on which side they belong.

NTV Line up

Line ups

Ex-NTV news anchors Nimrod Tabu, Jamila Mohamed, Lulu Hassan’s hubby Rashid Abdhalla, former KTN Swahili news anchor Mwashirima Kapombe Swaleh Mdoe, Mwanahamisi Hamadi and the ever glowing Lulu Hassan made up the line up for Citizen TV.

NTV on the other hand has Salim Swaleh, Doreen Gatwiri, Nuru Abdulaziz as well as Kaltun Jama on their Swahili desk.

Watch the two videos below:

Yet another top NTV news anchor ditches the station, headed to Citizen TV to replace Swaleh Mdoe

Just days after Nation Media Group boss Linus Kaikai handed his resignation letter, another employee in management is following him at Royal media Services.

According to sources, Jamila Mohammed is officially the latest top management employee to call it quits at NTV, following a stream of other journalists who have ditched the station.

One of the oldest employees at Nation

The popular Swahili news anchor  joined the station in 2002 and she was one of the longest serving journalist in the media company. Her former boss Kaikai left barely a fortnight before her leaving many asking what’s really going on at Nation.

Jamila was appointed Managing Editor of QTV Kenya in 2015 and was also currently the Manager of Programming and Content Development at NTV Kenya before her exit.

She’s set to replace Swaleh Mdoe at Citizen TV as managing editor for Swahili services for both the TV and radio( Radio Citizen). Mdoe, who is swimming in huge debt that has made him make to the headlines,  has been demoted because of poor work ethics according to inside sources.