Janet, who quit TV in 2017, is the author of a book entitled, My First Time, which she is celebrating as her first New Year’s achievement.
She wrote on her Instagram: “Happy New Year! Super excited to announce that my book, ‘My First Time’, is now available. I’m just thrilled!”
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Happy New Year! Super excited to announce that my book, ‘My First Time’, is now available at the following @textbookcentre stores in Nairobi: Junction, Kijabe Retail, Galleria, TRM, The Hub, Two Rivers and Sarit!! I met a couple of you buying it today at Junction and I’m just thrilled! Details in Monday’s video including a little meet up I’m planning for some of you, next weekend 😊 I hope 2020 allows you to step out of your fears and see your dreams through ✨@myfirsttimestories #MyFirstTime #MenstruationMatters #PeriodEqualityNow #EndPeriodShame
Janet Mbugua’s Media Journey
The 36-year-old Janet Mbugua-Ndichu worked as an anchor at KTN and Citizen TV for several years. She was the lead news anchor on Citizen TV prime time news, alongside Hussein Mohammed, who also recently left the station.
She is the founder and director of Media Avenue Limited, which specialises in training youth in public speaking, moderating and emceeing. She has also been involved in the empowerment of young women with the Inua Dada campaign endorsed by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta
Janet is married to Edward Ndichu and they have a son, Ethan Huru Ndichu, who was born in October 2015.
She has also been a brand ambassador of the Lifebuoy washing soap, championing hygiene to help children reach the age of five.