This is a tribute to Mr. Philip Ochieng the legendary writer, editor and towering public intellectual who passed on recently.
In the course of this program you will hear from those who knew and worked with Mr. Ochieng over the years. SALIM LONE a Kenyan journalist and Ochieng’s contemporary who currently lives in America travelled a career path almost similar to Ochieng’s. JOSEPH ODINDO and EMAN OMARI are senior editors who learnt the craft from Phillip Ochieng.
DR. NAIM BILAL the current managing director of KBC takes pride in having learnt journalism under the tutelage of Philip Ochieng.
LIZ GITONGA had the privilege as a young journalist to be picked by Philip Ochieng to write his biography While and Mr Paul Kelemba; Kenya’s best editorial cartoonist whose copy always went through Ochieng’s hand before going to press. This is a podcast of the Spotlight programme produced and presented by Geoffrey Mungai