Larry Madowo is a broadcast journalist, writer, blogger, and technology evangelist. He is currently Online and Technology Editor and News Anchor at NTV Kenya. He anchors the Friday night show #theTrend and NTV Weekend Edition. He speaks to the biggest newsmakers in the country, from politicians to celebrities and everything in between. He also hosts The Larry Madowo Show every Sunday afternoon on Nation FM and writes a Tuesday column in the Daily Nation called #FrontRow.
He pioneered technology coverage on Kenyan television with feature stories on KTN – where he started his broadcast career – long before social media was mainstream. His programmes feature many technology segments and his writing also reflects the changing face of ICT. More recently, he was a presenter and producer with CNBC Africa based out of both Johannesburg and Nairobi.
Larry has travelled to and reported from nearly 30 countries in 5 continents on such wide-ranging stories from manufacturing in China, Silicon Valley’s technology credentials in the US and tourism in Ghana. He is one of the most recognizable faces in Kenyan media and is regularly called upon to host and moderate high profile events in the country and abroad.