Media Personality Willis Raburu has been appointed as the director of digital services and Innovations at Cape Media, responsible for driving the evolution of TV47, Radio47, and 47 Digital products.
With 13 years of media experience, Raburu will develop a comprehensive strategy for Brand 47 digital products and enhance user experience.
“We are pleased to have Raburu on board. He will bring a valuable strategic skill set of performance and brand-building digital capabilities to the team,” Cape Media Director of Operations Wilson Mbugua said in a statement.
Raburu, with a Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences from Moi University, is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Communication Studies at USIU.
Willis Raburu decided to quit Royal Media Service (RMS) in June this year after 13 years of service.
The journo extended warm gratitude to RMS and his colleagues.
“Am grateful to you who have worked with me in all these 13 years I have been in the media doing several different things. Am grateful to my colleagues, am grateful to the opportunity to come out and do whatever it is that I love,” he said.
“I have learnt a lot and I have experienced a lot and it has allowed me to grow in my mind in my appreciation of people, in my appreciation of things and even attitudes,” he continued to narrate his experience at RMS.
Willis Raburu’s journey
Raburu’s journey at RMS started in 2010, where he transited from an intern to a News reporter, and later a host of TruthMeter weekly show.
His influence escalated to the field of entertainment where he hosts highly-rated 10 over 10 show which airs every Friday.
Spending time in the entertainment arena gave him a platform to release a hit song ‘Kalale’ in 2021 in collaboration with some Genge artists.
Willis Raburu Awards
He has won a couple of awards like the Children’s Rights Award, the Maji Award, and the Road Safety Award.
According to Willis, the journey at RMS offered him opportunities to learn new things and meet great people.
He has had an opportunity to report in Somalia during Kenya’s military excursion into the region, and the conflict in South Sudan, as well as the US Elections in 2012.