Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Joseph Odindo Elected New MCK Chairperson

Nation Media Group Editorial Director Mr. Joseph Odindo has been elected as the new chairperson of the Media Council of Kenya.

A member of the Board of the World Editors Forum and long-serving media practitioner, Odindo was elected during the 13-member Council's sitting today. He now replaces Prof Levi Obonyo.

Hitherto, Odindo was a member of the Ethics and Public Information Committee of the Council as well as the Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Council’s quarterly magazine, “The Media Observer”.
Related Article: Joseph Odindo Elected to WEF's Board

Ms Sarah Nkatha who represents the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) at the Council retained her position as the Vice Chairperson of the Council.

The Media Council of Kenya is composed of 13 Council members representing the following media stakeholders: Media Owners Association, Kenya Union of Journalists, Kenya Editors Guild, Public Relations Society of Kenya, Kenya Correspondents’ Association, Law Society of Kenya, Kenya News Agency, Kenya Institute of Mass Communications and Public and Private Universities. -Media Council of Kenya

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