Chemutai rose to fame when she was hired to work as an intern journalist at KTN.
She gained tremendous experience and rose through the ranks of her career to become the best female current affairs and political news journalist in the country.
She worked with K24 TV before joining Citizen TV. Her fluency, creativity, neutrality, and integrity sets her apart from the rest.
Chemutai Goin profile summary
- Full names: Jane Chemutai Goin
- Place of birth: Nandi County, Kenya
- Nationality: Kenyan
- Chemutai Goin home county: Nandi County
- Chemutai Goin tribe: Kalenjin
- Profession: Journalist
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Chemutai was born in Nandi County, in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Speaking of Chemutai Goin background, she is of Kalenjin origin. So, which schools did she attend? Details about Chemutai Goin education background have not yet been publicized.
She started her career as an intern at Kenya Television Network (KTN). During the internship, she advanced and equipped herself with the necessary skills which helped shape her career. She took political reporting as her niche. After completing the internship, she was hired by Capital FM as a reporter.
Later on, she landed a job at Media Max as a political/current affairs reporter on K24 TV.
In 2018, she was hired by Citizen TV to cover political events and parliament reports. As the television reporter for Citizen TV, she reported on the different events that occurred in different counties during the 2017 general election.
Since Kenya recorded its first coronavirus case, Chemutai has been vocal in doing stories on COVID-19. She is skilled in live reporting, writing and production of feature stories, editing, public speaking, and so much more.
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Her stories mainly revolve around the subject of politics and governance, current affairs and also on developmental journalism. She is a bilingual reporter as she speaks fluent English and Kiswahili.
Chemutai Goin salary
So how much salary does Chemutai earn as a reporter? She is one of the highest-paid reporters in the country. At the moment, she is believed to take home Kshs. 390,000 per month.
This is an enviable amount of salary for a television reporter.
Chemutai boasts of a very successful and rewarding career in the television industry.
On June 1, 2020, during the Madaraka Day celebrations, she was among the journalists who received a state commendation for their efforts in creating awareness regarding the coronavirus disease.
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She received the Uzalendo Award from President Uhuru Kenyatta. Chemutai was acknowledged as one of the journalists who had spearheaded and exhibited great efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Is Chemutai Goin married?
Chemutai is a very private person, and she has managed to keep details about her private life under wraps.
Details about Chemutai Goin marriage have not yet been disclosed to the public. However, she is a happy and proud mother of a beautiful girl.
She regularly uploads pictures of her beautiful daughter on her Instagram page.
Chemutai Goin has risen through the ranks of her career to become the best female current affairs and political news journalist in Kenya right now.
The future is very bright for the talented young journalist as we are likely to see her deliver news reports on politics and current affairs that will keep the viewers informed and entertained.
In 2020, she was among the 18 journalists to receive Uhuru’s Uzalendo award.
President Uhuru Kenyatta said the Uzalendo award was meant to celebrate citizens who had exhibited exemplary service, sacrifice, patriotism and high sense of civic duty in helping to steer Kenya through the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 journalists were listed as recipients of the Uzalendo award among them Asha Mwilu, Chemutai Goin, and Mercy Korir.