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Iolanthe Chepkemboi

Deputy Director of Broadcasting

Iolanthe Chepkemboi is a Studio Director at CGTN. She has over 15 years experience in directing news and live and recorded current affairs programs.

She has been with CGTN Africa since inception making this her 5th year at the organization.

January 11th 2012 is a day she recalls happily.  “On this day I was privileged to direct the premier CGTN bulletin from our Nairobi studio”. It remains a key milestone in her career as history was written.

Her role At CGTN includes directing Africa live, Global Biz, Talk Africa and Match point programs.

She has also worked on key CGTN special projects namely the 2012 BRICS summit in Durban South Africa, the Wildebeeste Migration project in Maasai Mara, the Nile series special project, 2015 FOCAC Summit in Johannesburg among other projects.

Aside from her studio role, Iolanthe also assists her supervisor in the broadcasting department.

At CGTN, she has learnt quite a lot and thanks the organization for according her numerous opportunities that continues to steer her growth.

“I enjoy and love working at CGTN and I thank the management for according me the opportunity to work in an international platform”.

Iolanthe loves watching news and current affairs program, travelling, reading inspirational books and cooking.

She looks forward to do more for the organization and continue playing her role effectively.