Nancy Kacungira Bio | Wiki
Nancy Kacungira is an eminent Tanzanian-born Ugandan journalist and news anchor. As of now, she works at BBC News as a reporter and presenter. From 2017 to January 2019, Nancy presented Focus on Africa and World Business Report on BBC World News.
She became the main presenter at 7 pm on weekdays and 9 pm on weekends from September 2019 when she is not on assignment after a stint presenting World News Today in August 2018. Since January 2019, Nancy has presented In Business Africa alongside Ashionye Ogene.
Furthermore, she is a relief presenter for The Briefing at 05:00GMT on BBC World News, BBC News Channel, and BBC One. Nancy also began presenting on BBC World Service Outside Source in 2022 though she as of April is yet to present the TV edition. Nancy started presenting most of the evening output two in three weekends at the start of June 2020 on both BBC News Channel and BBC World News.
Nancy Kacungira Age
She was born on October 11, 1986, in Tanzania. Nancy is 37 years old.
Nancy Kacungira Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Nancy stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in ( Approx. 1.73m ).
Nancy Kacungira Family | Parents
She was born in Tanzania to her loving mother and father Clifford Kacungira. Clifford worked with a charter airline in Dodoma as a pilot. Besides, she has an appealing sister called Seanice. She is a Ugandan radio personality as well as a journalist. Seanice has worked for Ugandan Media (Sanyu FM, WBS, and NTV) and Kenyan Media (Capital FM). Unfortunately, they lost their little brother. Furthermore, Nancy’s parents separated when she was still a child. She spent most of her early childhood years in Dodoma, Tanzania, where her father worked.
Nancy Kacungira Husband | Married
She is a married woman. Nancy is blissfully hitched to her loving and caring husband. On May 21, 2023, she uploaded a picture of her spouse.
Nancy Kacungira Wedding
She exchanged her wedding vows with the love of her life on January 21, 2023. As a couple, they commemorate six months anniversary.
Nancy Kacungira Education
She attended primary school at a small missionary school in Tanzania. There, Nancy learned in a class that had about fifteen pupils. Later, she 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 matriculated at Makerere University in 2003 to pursue her degree in Bachelor of Arts in Design and Visual Communications. Nancy graduated with First Class Honours in 2006. Furthermore, she enrolled at the University of Leeds in 2008 for her Master of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies. Nancy graduated with distinction in 2010.
Nancy Kacungira BBC News
She joined BBC News back in June 2016. At this present moment, Nancy works as a presenter and reporter. She started as a radio presenter while still at university. During that time, Nancy worked her way up from intern to Deputy Program Director by the time she received her first-class degree. Later, she started her media career at a Christian radio station in Kampala, Uganda, named Power FM. While there, Nancy served as a radio presenter. She together with Seanice Kacungira, her sister co-founded Blu Flamingo in 2010. It is a digital media management company.
From 2012 to 2013, she moved from radio to TV at NTV Uganda as a newsreader. Afterward, Nancy relocated to Kenya to work as a social media editor for KTN News Kenya in late 2013. There, she applied for the Komla Dumor Award in 2015 while still serving at KTN News. Nancy won and went to the BBC for three months’ training. Eventually, she came back to KTN News Kenya but was later employed by the BBC where she presents Focus on Africa. Nancy was one of the two moderators at the Ugandan presidential debate in 2016 with Alan Kasujja, another Ugandan BBC presenter.
Some of Nancy’s other colleagues at BBC News include;
Julian Marshall – Presenter
Orla Guerin – Correspondent
Nancy Kacungira Salary
She spawns her monthly earnings working at BBC News as a reporter and presenter. Nancy pockets an estimated salary of $89,998 annually.
Nancy Kacungira Net Worth
Having been working in the journalism field with experience for more than one decade now, she has managed to garner good affluence in her career thus far. Nancy’s net worth is $897,115.
Who Is Nancy Kacungira
She is a 37-year-old eminent Tanzanian-born Ugandan journalist and news anchor currently working at BBC News as a reporter and presenter. From 2017 to January 2019, Nancy presented Focus on Africa and World Business Report on BBC World News.
How Old Is Nancy Kacungira
She is 37 years old. Nancy was born on 11 October 1986, in Tanzania. Thus, she relishes and commemorates her birthday on October 11 each and every year.
What Nationality Is Nancy Kacungira
She holds a Ugandan nationality. However, Nancy was born in Tanzania on October 11, 1986. Furthermore, the acclaimed journalist and news anchor spent most of her early childhood years in Dodoma, Tanzania, where her father worked.
Nancy Kacungira Social Media
Instagram – @kacungira