NTV features reporter Rose Wangui is the winner of the Knight International Journalism Awards 2019.
International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) in Washington, DC made the announcement on Tuesday night.
Wangui unearths stories about tough or taboo subjects that no one else dares to touch. ICFJ added stories have led to major improvements in the conditions she brings to light.
Ms Wangui won the award jointly with Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) regional editor Stevan Dojcinovic.
The award honours journalists who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make an impact on the lives of their countries or regions. Recipients include reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists
The two will be awarded during the ICFJ’s 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner on November 7 in Washington, DC.