English Service 95.6FM

The KBC English Service is the oldest Radio Station in the country, going back to 1928 when it was set up by the white settlers.Over the decades, the station has been able to stand the test of time by finding the perfect balance between paying homage to the past while maintaining relevance to the present.
The Station reaches over 8 million Kenyans and provides an array of programs that cater for everyone. From Children’s Programs to Radio Theater shows, from the timeless Sundowner to The Breakfast Show, from Late Date to Midday Melodies the Station has a wide range of products to ensure that our mission statement to entertain, inform and educate is fulfilled.

In partnership with the Kenya Institute of Education, The KBC English Service has schools’ programs which are transmitted to schools all over the country on weekdays from 8.30- 4.40pm.

Headed by Bill Odidi, a veteran of broadcaster with over 12 years experience in media, the Station brings together a team of creative, witty and dedicated presenters and producers.

 

 

 

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FREQUENCIES
  
LIMURU 95.6
NAKURU 96.5
MALINDI 93.3
NYERI 100.7
MERU (NYAMBENE) 103.5
TIMBOROA 91.5
MOMBASA 104.4
NAIROBI 95.6
LODWAR 88.6
LOKICHOGIO 89.3
NAMANGA 89.9
KAPENGURIA 97.8

BREAKFAST SHOW    5AM-10AM

Breakfast, as the saying goes is the most important meal of the day.

The same can be said about Radio! How you start your day has bearing on how you spend that day. That’s why; The KBC English Service Breakfast Show is cut out to ensure you stay firmly in the know with current affairs while at the same time being thoroughly entertained with a cool selection of music.
The show gives you an insight into news making headlines in the Dailies and allows you to share your thoughts on some of the day’s big stories at 6:30am.
And for the Sports fan, be sure to catch your daily dose of the latest on the KPL, EPL, Athletics, Rugby and all the sporting action at 6:40 am daily.
Tune in for the latest farming trends on the FARMER’S FORUM every morning at 6:55 am.
We have comprehensive news broadcasts at the top of every hour.

You can also be part of 45 minutes of engaging and interactive live debates, which bring together experts and resource persons, from 7.30- 8:15am.
We also keep you posted on the traffic situation from whichever part of the country you are in to ensure you are safe on the road.

Inspiration show-Sunday 6am-10am.

As the title suggests, your Sunday’s will never be the same again. Every song we play, every word uttered is meant to inspire you and uplift your soul. At 6.30am Reverend Geoffrey Njenga will equip you with life skills based on scripture as he gives you hope for tomorrow. You also get a chance to walk away with cash prizes simply for knowing your bible in our “bible trivia”
We also give you a platform to have a one on one conversation with your favorite gospel artist.

Tune in every Sunday from 6am-7am and BE INSPIRED!


Larry Wambua
Producer/presenter
Presenter Sundowner
Producer of Agricultural   programs which saw the officer being nominated  to represent Kenya in an International youth  programme on agriculture in England and Wales in 1990.
As a radio producer he worked as ,business news editor in business unit and he is the coordinator of Radio operations in KBC.
Trained as a radio producer at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIM C) prior to joining KBC, then (VOK) in January 1979.
A family man with two grown up children (a boy and a girl), working and living by their own.

Julia Wanjiku
Presenter/ Producer
Presents mid- Morning Show which airs from 10am to 2.00pm.
She does Feature Programs on topical issues ranging from Politics, Health, Gender issues and Leadership and Governance.
Has undergone numerous trainings from Institutions such as Inter-News on Free and Fair Media, The International Committee of The Red Cross on Conflict Sensitive Journalism among others.

 

 

Daniel Wahome
Producer, presenter and commentator with the Sports Desk
Sports Arena – Saturday and Sunday 3pm to 6pm.A composite sports magazine driven by interviews, pre-recorded content, and live commentary.
He has a passion for cricket, motorsport, golf, boxing, basketball, rugby, athletics, and football.

 

 

 

 

  

Ann Lemaiyan
Producer and presenter
Born: June 21st, in Kajiado North Constituency
Joined Kenya Broadcasting Corporation after a four year stint as a school teacher.
Pioneer presenter, first FM radio station in the history of broadcasting in Kenya at Metro FM Radio, a music powerhouse that permanently changed and influenced teenagers, the music industry and the society.
- Chaguo La Teeny nominee, 2002, Best Presenter Metro FM 2005.
-Pioneered continental African music show on FM radio called Jabulani, which later became Afromixx which currently airs Saturdays on KBC English Service 10-12 pm
 

 

 

 

      

Jared Ombui
Presenter/Producer.
Began as the morning show and the beat Time presenter In 2009.
He produces The Books Café, a programme that captures literal issues in Kenya and Africa.
Before joining KBC, he headed Campus 107 FM at Makerere University and was the Managing Editor of The Ivory Post, a students’ initiated online newspaper.
His interests are current affairs, art and books.



Cathereen Ndonye

Producer/presenter
The Sundowner show
Trained on Radio production at  K.I.M.C, and by Radio Duetch Welle in Addis Ababa Ethiopia . Besides entertainment on radio she has an interest on international justice issues and is among Kenyan journalists currently reporting for a media development programme by IWPR (Institute for war and peace reporting) and Wayamo communication foundation in partnership with KBC and in collaboration with other Kenyan media houses.


John Kago
I am 29yrs old, a gentleman blessed with words of inspiration. I love God! The moment you tune in and hear my voice, you will feel at home, valued and appreciated. I will make you feel like we have known each other forever.
Am  quite creative, full of life.  Am  a
people person. Quite   social. I also have
a generous heart.

Join me every Sunday morning on the KBC English service. Together we shall walk this life’s journey. Together we shall be Inspired!

Sundowner presenter Lari Wambua (second left) with marketers in one of Sundowner events representing KBC.