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About Us

Who we Are

The Standard Group Plc is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services, as well as outdoor advertising. The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest. Our various media platforms include: The Standard newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, The Nairobian weekly newspaper, Think Outdoor (billboard advertising), Standard Digital, The Standard Entertainment, Ktn Farmers, KTN Burudani, Spice Fm, Vybes Radio.


To inspire lives through media and entertainment


Voice of society


Disseminate media content that provides a voice to society


  • Achievement
  • Agility
  • Courage
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
Orlando Lyomu
Joseph Karuri
JOSEPH KIRURI Chief Finance Officer
Joe Munene
JOE MUNENE Managing Director Broadcasting
Irene Kimani
IRENE KIMANI Commercial Director
Nichola Siwatom
NICHOLAS SIWATOM Chief Talent Officer
Ochieng Rapuro
OCHIENG RAPURO Editor in Chief
Millicent Ngetich
MILLICENT NGETICH Company Secretary / Head of Legal
Benedict Omollo
BENEDICT OMOLLO Chief Officer- Operations & Strategy
Robert Toroitich
ROBERT TOROITICH Chief Technical Officer
Charles Kimathi
CHARLES KIMATHI Head of Corporate Affairs
Kenneth Muoki
Kenneth Muoki Head of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk
Nancy Kihenia
Nancy Kihenia Head of Events
Sam Koskei
Sam Koskei Head of Security

OCHIENG RAPURO Editor in Chief

KIPKOECH TANUI Group Executive Editor and Head of news

JOHN BUNDOTICH Managing Editor, Weekend Editions

ELLEN WANJIRU Managing Editor, KTN

CAROLINE KIMUTAI Managing Editor, Standard Digital


CHARLES OTIENO Managing Editor, The Nairobian

KIZITO NAMULANDA Newsroom Convergence Manager.

DENIS GALAVA Managing Editor - Daily Editions