Things you didn't know about the late Sean Cardovillis

• Cardovillis was employed at Capital FM and had a passion for sports and was scheduled to report for work on Saturday afternoon, according to station staff.

• The cause of his death is yet unknown, according to the police.

The late Sean Cardovillis with President William Ruto
Image: Twitter

The media fraternity is still mourning Sports Journalist Sean Cardovillis. He was a man loved by many thanks to his friendly nature.

Below are things you did not know about him

  • Sean Cardovillis was 51
  • Began his career at Capital FM
  • Had a Business Administration, International Business Degree from USIU
  • Lost his mum in 2015.
  • His only sister died in Maritza died in 1998
  • Joined NTV after working at Capital FM for 17 years
  • Had more than 20 years of experience in radio and TV.
  • He lived alone at the time of his death
  • Worked for Capital FM, Standard Group PLC, and Nation Media
  • Worked at Paradise FM in Seychelles
  • Won the 2007 BBC Africa Radio Award for sports
  • In 2007 he won the CNN/Multichoice African Journalist of the Year Awards
  • Left NTV in 2020
  • Returned to Capital FM in June 2023 after 18 years
  • Was scheduled to interview Kipyegon, a multiple Olympic and world winner before his death
  • Passed away at his house along Rhapta Road in Westlands, Nairobi.


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