As Programming Manager at M-Net Africa, Wangeci provided strategic leadership in content and channel development in East and Central Africa. She set up and managed the M-Net East Africa operations where she launched Africa Magic Swahili on DStv and worked with acclaimed content production houses to produce hit reality series’ Big Brother Africa and Idols East Africa. She also commissioned local productions Changes, Comedy Club, Stand Up Zambia and The Patricia Show.
At Wananchi Programming, (ZUKU TV) as the Head of Business Development she managed the commissioning of original local productions such as Tales From The Bush Larder, Groove Theory and BAQE, and was actively involved in the development of new channels such as Zuku Swahili Movies and Zuku Kids, and managing live broadcast of rugby and basketball events on Zuku Sports.
Wangeci has extensive knowledge on the broadcast media landscape in Africa and provides skillful and tactical leadership in broadcast management. She has strong business relationships with media stakeholders around the world and has formed strategic partnerships with local governments and funding institutions in and around East Africa. She has participated in panel discussions at DISCOP, AfricaCom, East African Film Network and The Deutsche Wella Global Media Forum.
Wangeci has also served as a juror with The International Emmys, Zanzibar International Film Festival, Women in Film Awards, Coast Film Festival, Africa Magic Viewer Choice Awards, Riverwood Academy Awards, Machawood Short Film Festival, Mashariki Film Festival and FESTICAB. She is also a member of the Content Distribution Guild of Kenya and the Vice Chair of the Pan African Film Consortium Committee, an association that seeks to build a collaborative and sustainable film industry for African film practitioners.OUR SERVICES