Sandra Kahumuza Twinoburyo is someone you’d refer to as best of the best. Remember Malvolio in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night when he reads in a letter, the quote “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em”? Well, in the second part Ms Kahumuza falls and is it taking her long? Absolutely not!
Our WCW today is one of the reasons millions of viewers across the country and abroad are glued to Serena based NTV whenever it is news o’clock. Kahumuza went to Bweranyagi Girls SSS in Bushenyi District for her secondary education and Makerere University for her Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication. In 2017, before she even completed her course, she emerged the best English News Anchor in the Inter – University Media Challenge and from there she has never looked back.
Her passion, commitment and persistence to be better has since seen her go around Record TV, City TV, among other Media stations in no particular order before she finally landed her current job and if you ask me, the lady is still rising. Just over a year since she graduated and she has already hit such milestones, where will she be in 2030?
Ms Kahumuza says that growing up, she had always been fascinated by how people would come together to listen to news. “Everything would have to stop when the news came on in the evenings. I realized how important current information was to the lives of people and I wanted to be that person that shared the news and that’s how I ended up in Journalism”, she told Pulse.
She re-echoes the magic in a good network of helpful people as the core factor of her success thus far. “A friend informed me of the opportunity at NTV and I quickly put together my CV and delivered it. Fortunately I had most of the attributes they where looking for”
The fabulous news anchor says the undergraduate degree is not enough for her and she will soon upgrade to a postgraduate because according to her, “these digital times change a lot” and she doesn’t want to be left behind.
“I also want to mentor talent in the Journalism and Communication industry” she added.
She advises young Pulsers to give everything they do their very best because everything falls in place once you don’t stop at the bare minimum and aim higher. She wants to be remembered for honest, accurate and balanced journalism because that is her driving factor.
You can catch Kahumuza doing what she does best on NTV using MTN data bundles on the Star Times app to better appreciate her craft or use Pulse data to login to Twitter and follow her works and updates @STwinoburyo.