Thuku Kariuki: #LCJB17 winner, Africa

Thuku Kariuki: #LCJB17 winner, Africa

Thuku Kariuki is a production manager at Afrika Live Media, a pan-African production company based in Nairobi, Kenya. He has worked in the media industry for the last eight years.

Thuku started his career as a live TV producer for a midday business show. From there he went on to become a content producer and writer for Africa 24 Media – a pan-African online media agency that connects the rest of the world with content production resources and information from and about Africa.

After the revolution in Egypt in 2011, Thuku met youngsters whose spirits were still alive. In 2014, he was in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, for the Peace One Day event, where he met young people full of hope for a better, more peaceful country.

Thuku has travelled to more than 15 African countries capturing the positive Africa and African talent. This experience has inspired his work.