TV47 Kenya, which boasts of being “the home of untold stories in Kenya”, has scored excellently in the just concluded Kuza Awards, beating the usual “big boys” in the TV industry.
The station was among the biggest winners, scooping four awards in the TV industry, rivaling Royal Media Services which won the most awards though through different stations.
The station emerged top in the Compliance Award Commercial FTA TV category, followed by GBS TV, Hope TV and Switch TV.
In the Upcoming Broadcaster Award TV and Copyright Award TV categories, TV47 was the first runners up.
The station also won the Uzalendo Award, which was given to all broadcasters who aired reports on Covid-19 in the 2020/2021 financial year.
Edu TV was the overall winner of the Mzalendo Mkuu Award, beating national broadcaster KCB which was second. Other winners of the Mzalendo Mkuu Award include Radio Shahidi, Radio IFTIN, Hope FM and the Kenya Catholic Conference.
The most trusted TV stations for news winners were Citizen TV, KTN News and NTV while the most trusted Radio stations for news were Radio Maisha, Citizen Radio and Musyi FM.
GOTt Kenya won the Favorite Pay TV Service, beating Multichoice and Startimes who came second and third respectively.
Here’s the full list of the Kuza Award winners in 2021:-