By Olivia Mungwana.
Lagat, who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Journalism and is fluent in both English and Kiswahili, has distinguished himself as one of the greatest journalists in the field.
While a student at Moi University, Lagat interned at Citizen TV for the Royal Media Services (RMS). He engaged himself in the profession, honing his live reporting, editing, public speaking, event regulating, creative writing, and copy editing.
Between 2016 and 2017, he had the chance to work with the Council of Governors as the Director of Devolution Documentaries. He was in charge of overseeing the documentary production and conducting interviews.
Lagat went on to work as a content producer before joining the Standard Media Group in April 2018 as a broadcast journalist. In November 2018, he returned to Citizen TV.
The journalist developed himself as a journalist, reporting news in both English and Kiswahili proficiently, and is a well-known voice-over artist. He also contributes to the media house’s digital platform by writing and publishing content.
He wrote and produced many documentaries about devolution, governance, banking, and human interest stories between 2015 and 2018.
Dorcas Wangira, a former colleague, will be joining the BBC in October 2021. Anne Mawathe, the BBC Africa Health Editor, verified Wangira’s hiring and welcomed him to the health team.
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