There has been a lot of complainants that Kenyan TV stations hire ladies who lack brains and proper skills needed to conduct professional interviews, read news and analyze them like their colleagues who work in international media houses.
Some people have been referring to Kenyan TV ladies as socialite bimbos and glorified prostitutes who are hired according to their physical appearance.
Prominent City lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi took it to Twitter on Sunday, December 30 faulting the media industry which he claims are using a discouraging criteria to employ upcoming female news anchors.
Ahmednasir praised some of the female Kenyan journalists working for international media houses like Ann Soy, Beatrice Marshall, Sophie Ikenye and Catherine Wambua because of their professionalism and lashed out at local media girls like Betty Kyallo and Lillian Muli.
“We have many professional ladies i.e Anne Soy, Beatrice Marshall, Sophie Ikenye, Catherine Wambua, with foreign media and judged on their professionalism while our local TV girls seem to be hired on the size of their bosom and beauty,” he said Twitter.
According to Ahmednasir, Kenyan TV girls are hired according to the size of their bossom and booty.
He posted a video of Catherine Wambua, a Kenyan journalist working with Aljazeeera interviewing Congolose President Joseph Kabila after he voted in the ongoing Congo elections and said,
“Saw this realised we have many professional ladies i.e Anne Soy, Beatrice Marshall, Sophie Ikenye, Catherine Wambua etc with foreign media judged on their professionalism, while our local girls on TV seem hired on the size of their bosom booty.”