Lynne Wachira Biography
Lynne Wachira is a sports reporter and anchor who joined KTN in October 2013. She is a lover of all things sports with track and field as the first love.
She was honored as the 2011 athletics journalist of the year by the country’s governing body, Athletics Kenya. She was awarded the dedication and consistency award due to her track and field coverage in 2012.
Lynne Wachira holds a diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism from the Mombasa Polytechnic University as well as a diploma in Olympics and Olympic Education from the International Olympic academy, Greece.
Lynne Wachira was an intern at KBC in 2009 and thereafter joined K24 TV as a sports reporter and anchor as well as a contributor for the Kenyan runner magazine.
She has covered the Commonwealth Games, World Athletics Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Africa Athletics Championships, Nile Basin Football Tournament among other international sporting events.
Wachira has had the privilege of interviewing track stars like world and olympic champion Usain Bolt, 2009 world 800m champion Caster Semenya, 6-time cross country champion Kenenisa Bekele, 5-time world champion Paul Tergat, world record holder David Rudisha, among other stars.
In June 2014, Lynne Wachira was in the panel for Sports Personality of the Year award tasked with looking at individuals who are making an impact in sports. Anytime there is a sports match, she attends to see who is taking part and how they perform.
Lynne Wachira Son
Lynne has a son called Jaden Baraka
Lynne Wachira on relationships
Lynne claims she is a single mother but the doors for dating are still open. “No. I love being at the point I am now because I am in waiting. I am looking forward to dating of course but then again, it is in God’s time. I don’t feel the pressure because when it happens, it happens. We don’t have to rush for love.” She says
When asked about what she feels about love and relationships for people in the limelight she has this to say. “I believe in love. Ideally, people should put God first at the onset of their relationships, not wait till the middle of their marriage when things go astray and that is when they start involving God. Love is also not changing how your partner is.”
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