June 24, 2024

#Victoria #Rubadiri: The New Voice of Africa on #CNN’s Connecting #Africa Series

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#Victoria #Rubadiri: The New Voice of Africa on #CNN’s Connecting #Africa Series

#Victoria #Rubadiri: The New Voice of Africa on #CNN’s Connecting #Africa Series

CNN International is proud to announce the addition of Kenyan journalist Victoria Rubadiri to its acclaimed series, Connecting Africa. As the show celebrates its fifth anniversary, Rubadiri will be at the forefront of narrating the evolution and growth of businesses throughout the continent, as well as the significant effects of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.

Rubadiri, a seasoned journalist, transitions to CNN from her previous role as a senior anchor and reporter at Citizen TV in Nairobi. Her rich background includes a stint in radio broadcasting in both Kenya and the United States, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University, Philadelphia. Her storytelling prowess was recognized in 2020 when she received the prestigious BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.

Excited about her new journey, Rubadiri shares, “Joining CNN is a thrilling new chapter for me. I am eager to contribute my insights and fervor to a global viewership. Connecting Africa is a platform that truly celebrates the innovative spirit of African businesses, and I am thrilled to collaborate with Eleni Giokos and the entire team to bring these inspiring stories to light.”

Ellana Lee, CNN International’s SVP and Global Head of Features Content, warmly welcomes Rubadiri, stating, “Victoria’s extensive experience and narrative flair will greatly enhance Connecting Africa. Her engagement reflects CNN’s dedication to authentic African storytelling and our commitment to the Connecting Africa brand.”

#Victoria #Rubadiri: The New Voice of Africa on #CNN’s Connecting #Africa Series

Connecting Africa stands as a testament to the ongoing collaboration between CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), highlighting the network’s investment in showcasing Africa’s dynamic business landscape.

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