Catherine Kasavuli Biography
Catherine Kasavuli is a famous and successful media personality. She is the corporate affairs manager at royal media services. Her journey in the media began as early as 1980 as a radio continuity announcer.
Catherine Kasavuli Education
Catherine was born and raised in Nairobi West and went to the famous and well-performing Ngara Girls High School.
Catherine media career began as early as 1980 as a radio continuity announcer with her being barely 18 years of age. It was later in 1985 that Catherine joined the television industry. The glamorous TV presenter who would later command stellar pay packages began her career on Sh1,500 a month, although she earned a few extra coins voicing commercials.
Catherine worked as a radio continuity announver where she managed to attract a large audience of listeners. Years later, she broke the norm and graduated to a news presenter with Kenya’s best-talented media personalities of all time. Her absence though on the screen have raised questions of her whereabouts. She was later seen on our screens years back at Citizen TV whereas a news anchor. Catherine has been busy building her empire. She is the founder and CEO of os Kasavuli Media Group.
Though she is now aging, Catherine was one hot screen siren. Her fashion sense was incredible, her voice was magnificent. Her face was the perfect definition of beauty.
Catherine Kasavuli Family
Catherine is a proud mother of a son, one Martin Kasavuli who was born in 1981. When asked about her relationship with her son, Catherine says that she regrets missing some moments of her son Martin Kasavuli’s childhood due to her demanding career.
Catherine Kasavuli Son
Catherine became a mother in 1981 and regrets missing some moments of her son Martine Kasavuli’s childhood due to her demanding career. “There are days I would have loved to have breakfast and dinner with him but I was in the early morning 4 am a shift or working until midnight. However, I tried my best to take him on holiday – just the two of us,” she says adding that she wishes the moments she missed were recorded on camera so she could watch them over and over again.
“The first time my son saw me on TV, he walked to the screen and started talking to me, but I was not responding. Sadly I was not home to see that. I recounted that story for a while to everyone who came to visit us,” she said. One time she even went with her son to the studio because she had no house help.
“I warned him not to cough, belch, breath, sigh or break wind! He sat there at a corner in a tiny little chair and watched me read the news. Come to think of it, that was a very big risk. But looking back, I just realize it was all about zeal and commitment. It was quite hilarious though,” she says with a giggle.
Martin who serenaded his mum at her 50th birthday does not shy from acknowledging the beauty of his mum. “My mother is 50, but she looks so fit,” he sang to her before revealing to giggling guests on a light note how she kept him waiting for a whole hour in her office. “We get along so well, but we also disagree so well,” Martin said at the event adding that he is lucky to have a mother like Catherine.
The veteran broadcaster who takes pride in having trained big names like Jennifer Okungu, Edmond Mudibo, Joseph Warungu, Waweru Njoroge, Zain Verjee, Ahmed Dharwesh, and Mwanaisha Chidzuga, believes sharing knowledge and staying humble is what takes one places in the profession.