Sharon Barang’a is an award-winning broadcast journalist with close to 10 years of experience. Sharon covers education and children’s affairs, human interest, health and current affairs stories based in Nairobi, Kenya. Sharon received the Mandela Washington Fellowship funded by the U.S. Department of State in 2017. In 2016, she was among the winners of ICFJ’s Early Childhood Development Reporting Contest. Sharon has won a number of awards in Kenya, on the continent and international.
Pandemic took away my pay check, but brightened my career prospects is a story that highlights the challenges a Journalist went through at the onset of COVID-19 in Africa.
Dr Mercy Korir talks to Sharon Barang’a about why she left clinical practice to become a health journalist.
The feature shines a spotlight in the challenges of Early Childhood Education in some counties in Kenya.
What is takes to make a good ECDE teacher.
The feature highlights the dangerous journey some children in Baringo County, Kenya take to school.
The story is about children Samburu County in Kenya who attend night classes instead of the usual day classes.