On Wednesday 25th of May, join Ongair CEO, Trevor Kimenye and other industry leaders at the #WhatsNextMedia forum, as they explore how technology is affecting and changing the local media industry .
#WhatsNextMedia is part of the #WhatsNext monthly series hosted by global startup incubator and investor, Nest . This month’s series will focus on how digital disruption has affected media, the state of the industry now, progressive solutions and how to leverage on technology to spur the next wave of innovation in media.
Trevor will be highlighting the role of Instant Messaging in changing how audiences around the globe get their news away from mainstream sources.
With media houses like BBC, The Guardian and Vogue using WhatsApp to source for and disseminate news, the role of Instant Messaging in modern day media is evolving day by day.
Other panelists include; Carole Kimutai - Country Director at Tuko.co.ke , Tom Mshindi - Editor in Chief at Nation Media Group , Dennis Itumbi -Dir of Digital, Innovations & Diaspora Communications at Office of President , Angela Wachuka - Executive Director of Kwani Trust and Tilo Ponder - Founder and CEO at What's Good Studios.
The discussion will be held at the The Aga Khan Graduate School of Media and Communications in Nairobi from 5.00pm - 8.00pm. Tickets can be purchased here