Friday 14 June 2024


Victoria Rubadiri comes from the lineage of the great Malawian diplomat Prof David Rubadiri. Her grandfather was a renowned poet, playwright and novelist.

The award winning journalist studied Forestry at Masinde Muliro University and later a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism at Temple University in Philadephia, Pennsylvania.

Vicky as she is known in media circles worked in public relations before joining Capital FM as a business reporter. Her keen eye for details, nose for news, intellectual depth and delivering cutting edge content are the hallmarks of her illustrious career in media.

She started off as an intern at NBC in Linwood, New Jersey. She lived in the US for 14 years and gained valuable inter cultural experience across races and class, an ingredient that has enabled her tell exceptional stories on radio and on screen.

In 2020 she won the Komla Dumor Award. This award is given to individuals living and working in Africa with strong journalism skills, on air flair and exceptional talent in telling African stories..The reward is a 3 month training at BBC World News. The only other Kenyan  recipient is his former colleague Waihiga Mwaura in 2018. Vicky  is also a recipient of the KUZA Award by Communication Authority of Kenya.

Victoria Rubadiri has worked with NTV where she hosted Weekend Edition. Royal Media Services gave  a lucrative offer and she crossed over to Citizen TV as Senior Anchor and Reporter. She lastly co-hosted Sunday live with Jeff Koinange. As her star continued to shine, Victoria Rubadiri was recently head hunted for the enviable  assignment as CNN's International Connecting Africa Correspondent.

The eloquent and assiduous journalist is a mother to a daughter, Neema, who joined university in Aug 2023. Vicky's father is a long serving pastor at CITAM Valley Road, Rev. Kwame Rubadiri.

Victoria Rubadiri is a Conference Moderator, Corporate Events EmCee and runs a Mentorship program, Girlfriends Confidential Talk.

Photo Courtenay/Victoria Rubadiri Instagram

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...