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Alex Chamwada

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Alex Chamwada was born on 16 August 1971 in Ellongo village, Sabatia Constituency, Vihiga County in Western Kenya.

Education and Career[edit]

Chamwada holds a Masters Degree from the University of Liverpool in the UK, a Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Nairobi [1] [2]

and a Bachelors Degree in Information Sciences from Moi University.[3]

He is an alumnus of St. Peter’s Mumias High School.  

Chamwada is a Kenyan media personality with a wide experience in international television reporting.[4]

He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Chams Media an independent content production company.

Chamwada ventured into broadcasting in 1994 as a volunteer radio presenter with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation while pursuing his undergraduate studies at Moi University in Kenya. He later worked as a general TV reporter for the same station from 1998 to 1999 then to Citizen Radio and TV in 1999. He joined KTN in 2001 and rose through the ranks to become a political editor. His last employer was Citizen TV where he worked as an Associate Editor. Chamwada resigned from the station in 2014 to venture into media consultancy and independent content creation.[1][2]

Awards and affiliations[edit]

Chamwada was crowned the Social Media Personality of the year 2016[3] in the OLX-Social Media Awards Kenya.[5]

He was the top Television environmental journalist in the Annual Journalism Excellence Awards by the Media Council of Kenya in 2016 [6]

He was awarded the Order of Grand Warrior (OGW)[4] presidential award in 2010 by president Mwai Kibaki.[7] [8]


  1. "Nagging queries emerge as group steers Uhuru campaign". Daily Nation. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  2. "Inside Uhuru, Ruto reelection machine". The Star, Kenya. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  3. "PREVIOUS WINNERS | SoMA Awards 2018SoMA Awards 2018". soma.or.ke. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  4. "Kenya Law | Kenya Gazette". kenyalaw.org. Retrieved 2018-10-31.

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