Sharon Baranga is an award winning Kenyan journalist born and raised in Buruburu, East-land, Nairobi, Kenya.
Sharon is the first child and the only daughter in a family of 3 children. She has two brothers.
Her father passed away in July 2020.
She obtained a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Social Communication at Tangaza University, a constituent of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
Sharon Baranga has been in the Journalism industry for more than 10 years.
She was a journalist for Nation Media Group’s NTV Kenya She is well known for her documentaries and features that advocate for children’s right to education.
She became a member of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, a program of the Young African Leaders Initiative launched by former President Barack Obama.
She worked with Nation Media Group before she went her separate ways in July 2020.
Baranga also run a non profit organization, Uriel’s Misson, alongside gospel musician David Muthengi (well known as Holy Dave).
She has been recognized as one of the best in “Visual Reporting for Early Childhood Development” by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). She was also recognized by the International Research & Exchange Board (IREX) and Jefferson Educational Society.
Sharon is said to have a crush on President Uhuru Kenyatta but revealed in an interview that she wants to tie the knot with Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe.
“I have had a huge crush on President Uhuru Kenyatta, but for now, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe is the real deal. I am attracted to intelligence, confidence and he (Health CS) embodies that,”
Sharon Baranga is an award winning Journalist just like Iman Rappetti.