Nancy Kacungira Biography
Nancy Kacungira is an eminent Tanzanian-born Ugandan journalist and news anchor currently working as a reporter and presenter at BBC News. From 2017 to January 2019, She presented Focus on Africa and World Business Report on BBC World News.
From September 2019, She became the main presenter at 7 pm on weekdays and 9 pm on weekends when she is not on assignment after a stint presenting World News Today in August 2018. Since January 2019, Kacungira has presented In Business Africa alongside Ashionye Ogene.
Furthermore, she is a relief presenter for The Briefing at 05:00GMT on BBC News Channel, BBC World News, and BBC One. Kacungira also began presenting on BBC World Service Outside Source in 2022 though she as of April is yet to present the TV edition.
Nancy Kacungira Age
Nancy Kacungira was born in Tanzania on October 11, 1986. She is 35 years old.
Nancy Kacungira Height
Kacungira stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches (Approx 1.73m).
Nancy Kacungira Education
She attended primary school at a small missionary school in Tanzania. There, Kacungira learned in a class that had about fifteen pupils. Later, Nancy relocated to Uganda along with her sister for their ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels. Nancy went to Namasagali College a boarding School and Kibuli high school in Uganda.
After graduating, She joined the University of Makerere in 2003 to pursue her degree in Bachelor of Arts in Design and Visual Communications. Kacungira graduated with First Class Honours in 2006. Furthermore, she attended the University of Leeds in 2008 for her Master of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies and graduated with distinction in 2010.
Nancy Kacungira Family
Nancy was born to her loving mother and father Clifford Kacungira in Tanzania. Her father served with a charter airline in Dodoma as a pilot. Besides, she has an appealing sister named Seanice.
Her sister is a Ugandan radio personality as well as a journalist. Seanice has served at Ugandan Media (Sanyu FM, WBS, and NTV) and Kenyan Media (Capital FM). Unfortunately, they lost their little handsome brother.
Furthermore, Her parents separated when she was still a child. Kacungira spent most of her early childhood years in Dodoma, Tanzania, where her father worked.
Nancy Kacungira Husband
Despite being a well-known public figure, She has managed to conceal her love life status from the public. As a result, we can hardly state whether Kacungira is married, single, dating, or divorced. Nonetheless, this compartment is still under review and once seen in the public eye shall be updated swiftly.
Nancy Kacungira Salary
Nancy receives an annual salary of $89,998 per year. This is according to BBC News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Nancy Kacungira Net Worth
Kacungira has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.
Nancy Kacungira Career
Back in June 2016, She joined BBC News. At this present moment, Nancy serves as a presenter and reporter. She began as a radio presenter while still at university. During that time, Nancy served her way up from intern to Deputy Program Director by the time she received her first-class degree.
Later, Kacungira started her media career at a Christian radio station in Kampala, Uganda, named Power FM. While there, She served as a radio presenter. Nancy together with Seanice Kacungira, her sister co-founded Blu Flamingo in 2010. It is a digital media management company.
From 2012 to 2013, Kacungira moved from radio to TV at NTV Uganda as a newsreader. Afterward, She relocated to Kenya to work for KTN News Kenya as a social media editor in late 2013. There, Nancy applied for the Komla Dumor Award in 2015 while still serving at KTN News.
She won and went to the BBC for three months’ training. Eventually, Nancy came back to KTN News Kenya but was later employed by the BBC where she presents Focus on Africa. Kacungira was one of the two moderators at the Ugandan presidential debate in 2016 with Alan Kasujja, another Ugandan BBC presenter.
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