Media journalist Evelyne Ogutu dies while giving birth to twins.
Media journalist Evelyne Ogutu meets her untimely death as she was delivering twins, in a city hospital.
A source close to the family has revealed that the newly born are in good condition with doctors monitoring their health.
Many have eulogised her as a dedicated journalist who was committed to her work.
Dennis Itumbi stated,”There are people who we meet and make our friends, then there are those who become our friends before our first meeting, then one day, you go to a WhatsApp group, and you meet the news that she will never call again.”
Economist Wehliye stated,”Condolences to the family and friends of Evelyne Ogutu. Such tragic and bad news.”
ODM communications director stated,”This is devastating news. I can’t believe this.”
Before her untimely death, Evelyne was the head of communications at the Heinrich Boll Foundation.
A quick recap of her career; Ogutu took a communications course at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) in Nairobi before furthering her studies at Kenyatta University (KU).
She later started her career as a writer at the Standard Media Group, initially at the Nyeri Bureau and later in Nairobi.
In her seven years working at the Standard, Ogutu developed her profile in the industry and was credited for the inception of the Instinct and Eve Woman publications.
Ogutu later ventured into public relations, where she had a quite successful career; She was a strategist at East African Community integration.
Evelyne was also the lead communication consultant for MediaEdge Public Relations at the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Nairobi.
The late Evelyne Ogutu has left behind; five children, three older ones and the new born twins.