Journalist Salary In Kenya | New Updated Pay

Journalist Salary In Kenya | New Updated Pay

A journalist is a trained personnel who has a duty to collect and gather information in form of text, picture or audio and later on presents to the public.

Journalism has always been one of the best careers in Kenya. In addition, it is one of the highest paying jobs in the country.

Many people who are doing journalism are rich and some are wealthy. The reason for that is because these journalists normally work with determination and passion.

Besides, some outstanding journalist have received global awards such as Victoria Rubadiri who won the BBC Komla Dumor Award. 

If you want to pursue your career as a journalist then nothing should really prevent you.

You may wish to know how much does a journalist earn per month in Kenya. A journalist salary in Kenya per month ranges from as low as Ksh. 87,000 – Ksh.277,000.

Broadcast Journalism Salary In Kenya

Broadcast journalism salary in Kenya is about Ksh. 177,000. This is a large amount isn’t it?

Highest Paid Journalist In Kenya

I am sure you want to know who is the highest paid journalist in Kenya. The highest paid journalist is none other than Jeff Koinange. Jeff earns about 2 million Kenya shillings each month including allowances.

Who Is The Richest Journalist

You may also want to know who is the richest journalist. The richest Journalist is Linus Kaikai.

Linus Kaikai is the editor of Kenya Editors Guild. He is also the director of strategy and innovation of Citizen Television.


From the article I hope that you have learnt a lot about journalists and their salaries.

Journalism is also marketable in Kenya. This implies that after your education there is a very high assurance that you will get the job afterwards.

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