Celebrated media mogul Larry Madowo has joined BBC.
Larry has headhunted from Nation Media Group few days ago. He was only buying time before he officially tendered his resignation.
Madowo is joining BBC, the British government owned TV media house, where he will be in charge of business coverage for the Africa region. The BBC Africa Business Editor position had been advertised recently, but sources at BBC said that was a just formality as the management had already reached a deal with Madowo long before.
Larry Madowo’s exit was planned even before the repeat of presidential elections, but the journalist knew the plan.In a bid to prepare for his exit,he handed over his position at The Trend to Amina Abdi.
After NTV sensed he was about to leave,they relieved him of the anchoring news.Over the past two months,Madowo’s face has been missing from NTV screens.
At BBC,Larry Madowo will pocket over Ksh1.5 million per month…you can check salary scales of BBC staff.He will also be entitled to several privileges.