Mashirima Kapombe is an award-winning, celebrated female journalist. She is currently working at Citizen Tv which is owned by Royal Media Services (RMS).
She anchors and reports news on the TV station. She has a segment called “Longa Longa” on Friday at 7:00 pm which is very popular among fans.
Mashirima’s Age, Family, and Place of Birth
She is currently 32 years of age having been born in Voi Town, Taita Taveta county. They later relocated to Nyeri when she was four years after her dad changed jobs. Her father is a dentist in Nyeri county.
Mashirima’s Husband and Children
She has a son who she had with the famous comedian Kazungu Matano alias Captain Otoyo.
They made their relationship public in 2014 but they seem to have broken up afterward. This is because Mashirima Kapombe claims of being single.
Mashirima’s Educational Background
She attended Condolata Primary school while she was still in Nyeri county and later joined Bishop Gatimu Nyandu in Karatina. She obtained her degree in Communication and Electronic media at Daystar University.
Mashirima’s Career Background
While still at Daystar she became station manager, on Radio Shine FM which is owned by the University. She joined KBC for her internship in 2011.
She later joined Q FM which was owned by Nation Media Group (NMG). She joined NTV at the end of 2011 as a news anchor but later moved to KTN on the 4th of February 2013. She worked there until her big move to Citizen Tv.
Mashirima’s Awards and Recognitions
• 2013 – Young Journalist of the Year AJEA Awards.
• 2014 – Gender Reporter of the Year AJEA Awards.
• 2014 – Children and Youth Affairs Reporter of the Year AJEA Awards.