Speaks like a native speaker of both English and Kiswahili, a sharp contrast to her rural upbringing, the euphony-voiced Jane Chemutai Goin is a true definition of a dedicated and motivated journalist in the Kalenjin land. Light-skinned and slightly slim, Chemutai, is an epitome of a magnificent queen whose seamless smiles smitten viewers.
Her career in the competitive media industry began when she was first hired as an intern at Kenya Television Network, KTN. During the internship, she advanced and equipped herself with the necessary skills which helped shape her career. She took political reporting as her niche. After completing the internship, she was hired by Capital FM as a reporter.
She would later secure a job as a reporter at Mediamax’s K24 where she specialized as a political and social affairs reporter and rose through the ranks to become the journalist of the 21st Century. Her stories mainly revolve around the subject of politics and governance, current affairs and also on developmental journalism.
Chemutai who currently works with Citizen TV possesses a unique character which probably has made her stand in the midst of many. Her prowess, fluency and knowledge of things in the modern world are second to none.
Chemutai was born in Nandi county in the Rift valley. Details about her educational background have not yet been made public.
She is one of the highest paid employees of the Royal Media with an estimated net salary of Ksh. 390,000 per month.
Details about her marriage have also not been made public. She is a very private person, and she has managed to keep details about her private life under wraps. However, she is a happy and proud mother of a beautiful girl. She regularly uploads pictures of her beautiful daughter on her Instagram page.
Owing to her exemplary journalistic skills, Chemutai won Uzalendo Award in 2020. The ward was meant to celebrate citizens who had exhibited exemplary service, sacrifice, patriotism and a high sense of civic duty in helping to steer Kenya through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Currently, Chemutai has been assigned by Citizen TV to cover political trails of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance and has so far made political reporting worth watching.