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Verah Okeyo

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Nairobi,Kenya
Science Reporter — Daily Nation
Covers:  environment, sustainable development, gender, health,climate change, arts, entertainment
Doesn't Cover: Politics

6 awards makes me "science&Devt journalist @dailynation" no? |Postgrad at London Sch of Econ @MediaLSE |Occasional musician/tailor|Love animals&Kids.Views mine

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Biography

I am a graduate of communication and media technology with IT. I love writing about science(the environment and health) and a little bit of arts (music, fashion and religion)

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@babs_nyembezi @Nomonde_N Imagine she laughs like that even in board meetings. Sigh
@WendyWillems_ @MediaLSE @Nomonde_N I cannot help it! I don't know who to blame for this vice
The LSE-UCT cohort now at @MediaLSE comparing notes after watching #strikearock documentary. Being the South African that she is @Nomonde_N decides she'll compose a song for Dr @WendyWillems_ https://t.co/eh2A9gBxsZ
@DrAhmedKalebi @washingtonpost Oh well, looks like it is not only Githeri media in Kenya
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Cameraman

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No

How is social media changing news?

News reaches people faster and journalists have to play "catch up"

Annual Journalism Excellence Award (Media Council of Kenya)

2015 - Environmental award for print journalism
The Environmental reporting award was given to me by Media Council of Kenya which is the regulating body for journalists in Kenya.

Annual Journalism Excellence Award (Media Council of Kenya)

2016 - Gender Reporting Award (Print Category)
This was awarded for reporting on men who are abused in Kenya. Winning story URL below