Lynn Ngugi is a Celebrated digital media journalist Lynn Ngugi is undeniably one of Kenya’s beloved content creators, having successfully launched her own independent production less than a year ago.
Lynn Ngugi had also invested several hundred thousand Kenyan shillings in a friend’s school in a bid to save it but the school went under. She had used up her savings and did not even have rent when a friend from University (Edwin Ochieng) called her to report some news for TUKO. This was during the 2017 general elections, she successfully did the gig and was called for a few others. The same year, she became an employee and was first under probation before being fully employed. Former Tuko presenter Lynn Ngugi has finally addressed reports that she left the media company. In a video on her YouTube channel, Ms Ngugi clarified that she had left the blog on friendly terms. The gifted journalist has been working for Tuko since 2016,and saw the video production section grow exponentially.Recently,she asked for pay rise but the amount she was asking for was way above what the company pays most of the senior staff members. Currently,Lynn earns around Ksh 500,000 per month. She was the producer and presenter of TUKO. TUKO, founded in 2015, is one of the biggest online news platforms in Kenya. Through her segments on TUKO, lives have been impacted in ways very few TV shows have ever managed.
“I strongly believe my role in this life is to bring people stories that have the potential to change lives. The most satisfying thing about my job is getting to work with the most dedicated team and knowing there are millions of Kenyans watching and supporting our work,” she shared on the work she does.
Her interviews have brought joy, laughter, tears and inspired many Kenya. She is known for her originality, good sense of humor and ability to easily connect with both the people she interviews and the viewers who watch her YouTube channel.
Lynn completed her high school studies in 2004 and has an Associate’s Degree in Mass Communication/ Broadcast Journalism from East Africa School of Media Studies.
She grew up in Nairobi’s Huruma Estate and lived in a single room together with her mother and three sisters. Two of her sisters are named Ruth and June. Lynn Ngugi is a mother to a beautiful daughter.
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