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Timothy Otieno KTN Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Awards

Timothy Otieno is a Kenyan journalist currently working for KTN Kenya. He is a current affairs and features reporter at KTN. He is one of the youngest presenters in journalism in Kenya, who is making it big. In addition to his eloquence, Timothy has good looks which have managed to make him popular among fans.

Timothy Otieno KTN biography

Timothy Otieno Age

The talented presenter was born on 1st January 1993 making him 28 years old as of the year 2021.


Timothy does  not shy away from sharing photos and details of his family online. Below is a photo of his beautiful mum.



In a post celebrating his win as Journalist of the Year 2021, Timothy Otieno celebrated the work of the woman who raised her.

“ I wish my grandmother lived to see this day! But I’ll honour her the only way I can, by sharing her name with you all. Agnetah Ateto Obora! She sacrificed a lot for me & didn’t live to see the fruits of her labour. HONOURED to be this year’s #AJEA2021 Journalist of the Year!

Timothy Otieno Education

Timothy went to Kisumu Boys High School where he did his KCSE. He then Moi University for his tertiary education, he finished his studies in 2014 and graduated in 2015. At Moi University, Otieno studied Bachelor of Science- Journalism and Communication.


Growing up, Timothy wanted to be a designer, he used to enjoy seeing the machine work. He also wanted to be a bus driver before settling for Media. However, before joining the journalism career, he worked as a supermarket clerk. The job used to earn him Ksh. 700 per day.

In 2016, Timothy Otieno got hired by KTN and has worked there to date. He loves human interest/feature stories. Stories which touch on real people and real situations. Locally, Timothy Otieno looks up to Alex Chamwada and Jeff Koinange as his inspiration. However, he believes different people inspire him in different ways.


The journalist is yet to reveal his relationship status to the public. He also prefers to keep most of his personal private and many presume him single.


Timothy Otieno awards

Journalist of the Year, 2021 AJEA (Annual Journalism Excellence Awards)

2020 Nominee Thompson Foundation Young Journalist Award

Timothy Twitter profile: Twitter

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