Former NTV anchor Larry Madowo has finally joined the BBC Africa News as the Business Editor.
The celebrated TV personality shared his joy of joining the station with fans through social media.
“I am thrilled to be joining the BBC and looking forward to amplifying stories about entrepreneurship, Ingenuity and innovation that I have witnessed as I have travelled all over Africa. I grew up admiring the quality of journalism the BBC produces around the world. And it is an honor to be part of a bold new team that will tell authentic African stories for audiences across multiple platforms.” ,” posted Madowo.
The station had earlier announced the appointment through its social media page ““Larry Madowo joins BBC from Wednesday 11th April, leading its new Business Unit. The appointment is part of the BBC World service’s continuing expansion in TV and Digital Video content for audiences in Africa, including new business programmes.
Larry exited NTV last month where he had worked for more than five years and managed to command a huge fan base through his news programmes and also the Trend show which is now being hosted by Amina Abdi.