Joe MuneneManaging Director, Broadcast Division at The Standard Group PLC
Joe Munene is the Managing Director, Broadcast Division of the Standard Group Plc. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, The Standard Group Plc is a leading multi-media organization with media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services, as well as outdoor advertising. The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest.
A media executive with over 20yrs experience in Television broadcast management, Joe joined the Standard Group in 2013 and previously worked with the Nation Media Group (NMG), where he served as General Manager of NMG’s TV business in Uganda.
As MD Broadcast division of The Standard Group, his responsibilities presently encompass leadership of the Group's TV and Radio operations. He is a graduate of the IESE Business School's Advanced Management Programme in Media & Entertainment and also holds an Executive MBA from Jomo Kenyatta University and a Bachelor’s degree in Building Economics, from the University of Nairobi.
He has an avid interest in subjects covering media and entertainment, digital technology, communication, leadership, and socio-economic development. Outside of his professional job role, he is a dedicated husband and dad, a church elder, an ardent believer in the potential of Africa and its young people, and a passionate crusader for strong societal values and integrity in leadership.