He describes himself to True Love Magazine as an ambitious, patient, calm, open-minded, adventurous, hard to read, God fearing and a passionate guy.
In a past interview with The Star, Michael Makori shared just what he would do if he were a politician. “I would diligently to put in place policies and structures to lift the lives of people living below the poverty level,” he is quoted by the newspaper.
But it’s in his recent interview with True Love Magazine where he confessed about his childhood dream. He tells the magazine that when he was a child, his ultimate dream was to become a pilot.
Today he is a Television host of E- curve which is an entertainment and lifestyle show which tells you what is happening on the entertainment scene, go events, showbiz, corporate events and exclusive interviews with the movers and shakers in the entertainment industry.
But how exactly did his career in the media begin? “I had the look, voice and personality for The Next Big Host,” but he shares that, “I had my misgivings, but my family encouraged me.” He was shortlisted out of hundreds and after some grueling tasks, he managed to make it to the top 3. “The rest as they say is history,” he says.
Just like everyone else Michael had a job before breaking into the media. He had an NGO job. “It was the full 8 to 5 job. It was tough but necessary for me to go through that because I learned a lot to work with people as a team,” he says.
Michael who is a St Mary’s alumni has big people whom he has always looked up to. This are the likes of John Allan Namu, Jeff Koinange and Lupita Nyong’o who are also the school’s alumni. “ I looked up to them and believed that I would not only reach but surpass the heights that they had reached,” he shares.
Speaking about his show at KTN (E-Curve) he shares what he loves the most about his job. “I the responsibility that my co-host and I have to inform and entertain the people who watch our show.” He adds that he also loves interviewing superstars.
But what are the challenges in his line of work? “The biggest challenge is the work behind the scenes that people do not get to see before the finished product,” he says
He tells The Star that the person he admires the most is his mother and as far as his greatest achievement is concerned he says, “I’m yet to reach my peak.”
Courtesy: True Love & The Star