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Dorcas Wangira

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Grantee Title

Dorcas Wangira is an early career journalist passionate about science and human-interest features. She is a Features reporter working with Citizen Television, Kenya’s leading TV network. She has previously worked as a Special Projects reporter and news correspondent for KTN NEWS, Kenya’s only 24-hour news network.

Grantee Description

For her work, she has been awarded the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling , nominated for the 2018 Upstream Oil and Gas Journalist of the Year Award and the Zimeo 2017 Award for Climate Change and Conservation reporting. She has also been shortlisted for the UK Foreign Press 2017 Young Journalist Award and the 2015 Mohamed Amin Africa Media Award People’s Choice Award. 

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