KTN News journalist Shadrack Mitty. He died while undergoing treatment in hospital. 

The Standard Group fraternity is today mourning the death of journalist, Shadrack Mitty.

Mitty died at the Kenyatta University Referral Hospital minutes past midnight today, where he was undergoing treatment.

He was unwell at the time of his demise, and his condition had deteriorated as of Tuesday, May 28.

Mitty was a seasoned reporter on the education beat at the organisation, having covered key events such as the transition of the new education curriculum to CBC, from the 8-4-4 system, and reported on several KCSE and KCPE examination intakes. He also covered international matters in education.

The larger Standard Group PLC condoles with his family and friends.

“I am deeply saddened to learn about the passing of our colleague Shadrack Mitty. I have known Mitty as a very focused, composed, and dedicated reporter with an unrivaled passion for education stories. We will surely miss him. May the Almighty Lord give his family and friends strength during this difficult moment,” said Broadcast and Innovation Editor, Kizito Namulanda.

Standard Group Broadcast Deputy Editor Ken Mijungu condoled Mitty, remembering him as a dedicated individual.

“His dedication was unquestionable, professionalism unrivaled. A friendly team member whose contacts in the education sector made all the difference in our work. He was a good man, a perfect gentleman,” wrote Mijungu.