Albert Mirirayi Chekayi

Head- News and Current Affairs

Albert Mirirayi Chekayi joined ZBC as an intern in 2006 before becoming a Journalism Lecturer at CCOSA for a year in 2007. In 2008 he returned to ZBC as a Sports Reporter then he was appointed Assistant Assignments Editor in April 2009, Assignments Editor in July 2010 and News Editor in August 2015.

Albert became Station Manager Radio Zimbabwe in April 2016, Acting Head Radio Services in 2018, Acting Head News and Current Affairs in November 2018 and Head News and Current Affairs in December 2020. At Radio, he successfully repositioned Radio Zimbabwe as the biggest station on the land through the largely successful road shows making it ZBC’s cash cow. The station won two back to back Super Brand Awards in 2019 and 2020. As Acting Head Radio Services he spearheaded the setting up of Khulumani FM and Central Radio as well as rebranding SFM to Classic 263. Currently he is spearheading the setting up of the ZBC News Channel.

Work Philosophy – The sky is simply an illusion and the limit a fallacy